Valentines Day Dining 2019

Stanza - lobster pasta

Tables are booking up fast – indeed some restaurants are already reporting full bookings to us. As such, if you’re looking to romance that special someone come the 14th, it’s …

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State Of The Plate 2018

Easily the most anticipated time of the year is here. Yes, I know, I know, the moment you’ve all been waiting with frenzied tension – our end of year State …

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Menu watch – November 2018

BGR - Thanksgiving burger special (BGR)

BGR Amidst the continuing revamp of Sugar House, this relative newcomer is becoming part of the new fixture and fittings of the trendy area. December 18th sees the gourmet burger …

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Eat your veggies

Various vegetables (Lou Liebau | Unsplash)

What vegetable do you hate the most? That was a question posed to me this week at the Downtown Alliance’s Chef Showdown. Frankly it has me just as flummoxed now …

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It’s A Wrap – September 2018

Saffron Valley - biryani (Saffron Valley)

Saffron Valley Starting this Tuesday (October 2nd) and running through to Sunday (October 7th), the Sugar House location of Saffron Valley celebrates its annual Monsoon Biryani and Kebab Festival. The …

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State Of The Plate 2017

HSL - dessert 2

It’s time to get angry again folks, get your pitchforks and torches ready. We’re going to go ahead and name the best restaurants for 2017. Back for the second year …

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State Of The Plate 2016

Alamexo: sope with Maine lobster

Ever seethed at the latest best of awards? Recoiled in anger at the so called best this, and coveted that? Yip me too. Which is why this year I decided …

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Dining Out: HSL

HSL - dessert 2

Restaurants tend to be as every bit ephemeral as the dishes they serve. In a world where today’s bus boy is tomorrow’s sous chef – a restaurant is very much …

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Menu watch – August 2016

proper burger el mariachi

Even Stevens – Vegans and vegetarians alike might want to check out these new items. The Jackfruit Torta ($7.95, jackfruit carnitas, pepitas, guacamole, salsa morita, radish, cilantro, lettuce, pickled onions, …

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Menu watch July 2016

Alamexo: puerco tacos

Alamexo – As we mentioned last week, taco Thursdays are now in full swing at chef Matt Lake’s refined Mexican restaurant. And what’s more they’re all a dollar, yep, a …

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