The Hills Market has a fantastic little pop-up happening on the Veranda, home to so many good events as it is. Little Eatery is occupying the space on Wednesdays and Thursdays in the summer from 11am to 2 pm and creating fresh, locally-sourced salads. Its chef, Cara Mangini, honed her craft on both coasts: in… Read More New in Town | Little Eatery
We had the good fortune to stop into JCT Kitchen when we were in Atlanta for the day during our vacation. It was, perhaps, the best food decision we’d made, well, maybe ever. Friends of ours love it already and we had heard from several folks (even strangers!) that it was their favorite spot in… Read More If You Have A Moment | JCT Kitchen
Dough Pizzeria | 6989 Blanco Road, San Antonio, Texas | 210.979.6565
I have a new pastry crush. It’s on Michelle from Pâtisserie Lallier. She is a French-taught (Le Cordon Bleu, natch) pastry chef that has an almost mystical way about guimauves (that’s marshmallows to you and me). Her Crème de Violette ones are particularly swoon-worthy. The chocolate ones already have a loyal following. And wouldn’t you… Read More French Crush | Pâtisserie Lallier
I do so love the creativity of this group of restaurants. And Dine Originals Week (November 7-13) really gives them a chance to shine. To flirt a little. To show off some extra personality. Pair all that with a pricing structure ($10, $20or $30) that makes a three-course meal within reach of just about everybody… Read More Dine Originals Week | November Preview
The beloved owners of Foodie Cart have a new culinary endeavor inside Mikey’s Late Night Slice in the Short North: an authentic takoyaki house. Savory little ball-shaped dumplings filled with goodies like octopus, Japanese pork sausage or cabbage, are made fresh when you walk up and order.
Top picks from Persephone include anything with the very tender lengua (tongue), especially the quesadilla. Also worth ordering are the volcanes topped al pastor (pork and pineapple and heaven). Lovely and loud with soccer on the two TVs, it’s a great spot to pop in for a quick snack washed down with sugary Cokes and… Read More The Real Deal | Taqueria Los Guachos