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Food & Drink Blotter

Food and Drink Blotter: June 2016

By Frank Sabatini Jr. If you haven’t visited any of Little Italy’s hottest new restaurants, the upcoming Taste of Little Italy allows you to sample their fare within a single evening, from 5 – 9 p.m., June 15. More than 35 restaurants are taking part, including the neighborhood’s most recent arrivals: Bracero Cocina de Raiz, […]

Food and Drink Blotter: March 2016

Posted: March 4th, 2016 | Featured, Food & Drink, Food & Drink Blotter | No Comments

By Frank Sabatini Jr. Smoked turkey legs, St. Louis-style ribs and candied sweet potatoes are among the down-home dishes that have arrived to the Gaslamp Quarter, via the new Bugsy’s BBQ. Helming the menu is Pitmaster Jacob Greene, an expert in regional barbecue who has worked in restaurants throughout the country specializing in smoked meats. […]

Food and Drink Blotter: Nov. 2015

Posted: November 6th, 2015 | Featured, Food & Drink, Food & Drink Blotter | No Comments

By Frank Sabatini Jr. A former mechanics shop next door to Juniper & Ivy in Little Italy will open as The Crack Shack the week of Nov. 9. The much-anticipated eatery, co-owned by celebrity chef Richard Blais and entrepreneur Michael Rosen, promises a playful menu showcasing free-range, non-GMO eggs and the chickens that lay them.