Reviews

Adios, Espita Mezcaleria

August 18, 2017
Adios, Espita Mezcaleria

Hey readers, I recently dined at Espita Mezcaleria for probably the fourth time since it opened, but the first time since the owner’s brother-in-law took over as chef. When someone asks me whether I like Espita Mezcaleria, my answer now will be “I used to like it.” What’s my beef? Here we go. 1....
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Chicken + Whiskey = Lunch?

July 17, 2017
Chicken + Whiskey = Lunch?

Before you start judging me based on the title of this post, hear me out.  Just the name of this new restaurant (Chicken + Whiskey) made me giddy. I thought – what evil genius combined two of my favorite things into this delightful restaurant called …(you guessed it) Chicken + Whiskey. In today’s world...
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I’m baaaack …

July 17, 2017
I’m baaaack …

Hi peeps – It’s been a while since we last spoke — nearly 4 years to be exact.  Where have I been, you ask? I got a new day job, started dating my future husband, planned my wedding, got married, planned a rehearsal dinner for my brother, saw my brother get married, sold a...
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Bar Charley’s “Stepdad” Cocktail and More

September 9, 2013
Bar Charley’s “Stepdad” Cocktail and More

Bar Charley opened last week in the space formerly occupied by Cajun Experience. The what? Yeah, that’s the usual reaction, which is why I’m hoping it will be more successful than its predecessor. One thing Bar Charley has going for it are some interesting and creative cocktails, some of which are better than others....
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Early look at Thally

September 9, 2013
Early look at Thally

      After its first full week of operation, Thally is plagued with notable hiccups in the front and back of the house.  I hope for Thally’s sake that it finds its footing in the next few weeks or months given the stiff competition in the Shaw neighborhood it calls home.    
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