Saints Pub + Patio: All Treat, No Tricks

Greetings Eaters and Readers! This month’s pick was: Saints Pub + Patio 4915 N 120th St Fare: American pub with something for everyone Cost: $40 for drinks, two appetizers, dinner and shared dessert. Reservations: Not needed, the place is huge. Saints Pub + Patio was on both of our lists of places to try because…

Big Red: In a Pinch (Hitter)

Greetings Eaters and Readers! This month’s pick was: Big Red 8100 Cass St Fare: Bar and grill Cost: $50 for drinks, shared appetizer, dinner and shared dessert. Reservations: Not needed This week’s NFF was heavy on the convenience factor and light on the adventurous. En route to the theatre with a curtain call of 7:30 p.m.,…

Wave Bistro: Delightful and Unassuming

Greetings Eaters and Readers! This month’s pick was: Wave Bistro 4002 N 144th St Fare: Upscale Asian fusion with artsy flare Cost: We both spent $40 on drinks, shared appetizer, dinner and shared dessert. Reservations: Recommended Let’s be honest: if we could get away with dining in comfy pants and hoodies – and bring our cats…

Finicky Franks: A Diamond in the Hills

Greetings Eaters and Readers! This month’s New Food Friday (NFF) pick was: Finicky Franks 9520 Calhoun Road Fare: American with a focus on authentic, locally sourced ingredients Cost: We both spent $30 on drinks, shared appetizers, dinner and shared dessert. A few things were discovered during this month’s NFF — our first since the blog launch:…

Tell Us What You Want, What You Really Really Want

Before we dazzle you with tasteful words about ye olde local eateries, we want to know what YOU want to know. Whether it’s how we settled upon the restaurant, tales of the service and atmosphere, or our rendition of Siskel and Ebert (you know, those guys who gave movies a thumbs up or thumbs down…

Our Humble (Pie) Beginnings … Did Someone Say Pie?

Well Hello There, Legions of New Food Friday Readers! (And by that, we mean: “HI MOM AND DAD!”) We should be clear: we have little to no reason or experience with which we can defend our newly found (self-bequeathed) titles of Food Bloggers. We are not classically trained. In anything. We do not have ‘refined’ palates….