Eat This: Strawberry Mousseline Cake from La Bonne Bouchée
A slice of Strawberry Mousseline Cake from La Bonne Bouchée is the sweet taste of sunshine we’re savoring as winter looms. Layers of classic yellow cake, fluffy vanilla mousse and sliced strawberries are iced in a silky smooth white buttercream, ringed with slivered toasted almonds and topped with a chocolate-dipped ...
November 1, 2016
Eat This: Honey-Glazed Chicken Wings from Diner's Delight
In business since 1969, DINER’S DELIGHT has been around long enough to know a thing or two about chicken. Its tender, sticky HONEY-GLAZED CHICKEN WINGS are fried until crackling crisp, then lacquered in a spicy honey glaze for a finishing touch of sweet heat. Practice makes perfect chicken wings. Diner’s ...
September 30, 2016
Eat This: Parisian gnocchi Urban Chestnut
Be warned: the alluring, savory scent of Urban Chestnut’s Parisian gnocchi may attract moochers. These delicate, pan-fried pillows melt in your mouth with Dijon mustard, fresh herbs and rich Comté Gruyere. Ours came swimming in a velvety dashi-butter broth with Missouri chanterelle and oyster mushrooms, crowder peas and bright cherry ...
August 31, 2016
Eat This: The Wow Board at Annie Gunn's
We don’t know who named the Wow Board at Annie Gunn’s – the staff or the customers presented with a plank piled high with house-made charcuterie, rich cheeses and pickled vegetables, seasonal chutney and ubiquitous Irish soda bread. The dozen or so offerings change daily according to chef Lou Rook ...
June 30, 2016
Eat This: Chicken Torta from at La Vallesana
The key to a great sandwich is a great sauce, and the CHICKEN TORTA at LA VALLESANA has two. A smoky-sweet, chipotle-based salsa and a fiery avocado and chile salsa accompany the grilled chicken, cheese, lettuce, pico de gallo, mayo, cilantro and onion that are pressed inside a telera (Mexican ...
May 31, 2016
Eat This: The breadbasket at Juniper
The Breadbasket at Juniper always puts us in a quandary. Do we start with the airy popover or the crumbly, buttery wedge of cornbread? In a battle of biscuits, do the delicate layers of the buttermilk variety deserve more attention than the sturdier angel biscuits? And let us not forget ...
March 31, 2016
Eat This: Brown butter Chocolate Chip Cookies at Pappo's Pizzeria & Brew Co.
We are still daydreaming about the BROWN BUTTER CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES at PAPPO’S PIZZERIA & BREW CO. Baked to order and served warm from the oven, these bronzed beauties rise into puffy domes with soft, cakey interiors. Melty chocolate and sweet notes of vanilla with nutty browned butter are balanced ...
February 29, 2016
Eat This: Fettuccine Alfredo from Il Bel Lago
During winter’s onslaught, there’s nothing we crave more than a bowl of rich FETTUCCINE ALFREDO from IL BEL LAGO. Twirl the toothsome noodles around your fork, coating them in a decadent sauce of cream, butter and Parmesan. It’s an old-school Italian-American classic that will warm you even in the face ...
November 30, 2014
Eat This: Spiedini di Gamberi at Trattoria Marcella
A plate of pasta will always hit the spot at South City’s TRATTORIA MARCELLA, but its SPIEDINI DI GAMBERI holds the best qualities of Italian comfort food. A pillow of sauteed spinach is the bed for a soft, creamy risotto cake, seasoned with fennel and a hint of garlic, and ...
October 31, 2014
Eat This: The Almond Bearclaw at Comet Coffee & Microbakery
It’s hard to beat a fresh pastry and hot coffee in the morning. For that, we go to COMET COFFEE & MICROBAKERY, where you’ll find us sipping on a cappuccino and tearing unabashedly into an ALMOND BEAR CLAW. Rich 83-percent Beurremont butter holds together layer upon layer of house-made croissant ...
September 30, 2014
Eat This: The Chicken Souvlaki Gyro at Go! Gyro! Go!
At Food Truck Friday, we always stop at GO! GYRO! GO! for the CHICKEN SOUVLAKI GYRO. The chicken is super tender from a daylong marinade, grilled to perfection and stuffed into a warm pita along with tomato, cucumbers, red onion, a tangy house-made tzatziki and salty Greek feta. We add ...
August 31, 2014
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