The Bayou: Beer and Fries Please

The Bayou: Beer and Fries Please
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When the good people over at SLUG asked me to write about The Bayou for the annual Beer Issue, I got a little distracted for a moment, drifting off into the land of “Beervana” with little mugs, goblets and glasses of amber and chocolate liquid dancing around my head. Mmmmm, I love beer. … read more

Eva: A New Restaurant on Main Street

Eva: A New Restaurant on Main Street
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Although this restaurant is brand new, from the first moment I set foot into Eva it felt familiar and comfortable—like the kind of place I have always been hanging around. … read more

If You’re Not Tippin’, You’re Trippin’

If You’re Not Tippin’, You’re Trippin’
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When the good people at SLUG asked me to check out the menus at a few of the titty bars around town, I was a little less than enthusiastic, but I figured “what the fuck? Tits, ass and a burger or two––how bad could it be?” … read more

So Many Tacos… Taqueria El Paisa

So Many Tacos… Taqueria El Paisa
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I counted 637 taco stands in the area around Sears. One street vendor has come to stand out above the rest, Taqueria “El Paisa” on the southeast corner of 800 south and Main. … read more

Don’t Forget About the Tea Room

Don’t Forget About the Tea Room
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It was October 2003 when Lisa Brady opened The Beehive Tea Room at 12 West and Broadway in the historic Clift Building. This had been a lifelong dream of Brady’s, and as a single mother with almost no money, it had been an uphill battle. … read more

I Can’t Always be an Asshole: I Fell in Love With Tandoor

I Can’t Always be an Asshole: I Fell in Love...
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Because of my unhealthy obsession with spicy food and being married to a vegetarian, Indian food has long been a staple in restaurant choices for me. I long ago found favorite dishes and favorite spots, so when a friend of mine told me he had a new favorite Indian place, my curiosity was piqued and I decided to stray from my usual routine and give the place a try. … read more

Never Mind The Service: Dinner at Shanghai Cafe

Never Mind The Service: Dinner at Shanghai Cafe
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Tucked away in an aging stripmall right off hooker alley on the northeast corner of 1300 south and State Shanghai Cafe simultaneously offers some of the worst service in town and some the most addictive vegetarian food I’ve ever eaten. … read more

Your Adventure is About to Depart: An Evening at The Mayan

Your Adventure is About to Depart: An Evening at The...
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The seven-year-old only took a couple of bites of her Bow-tie Pasta and Cheese ($4.95) while her mom complained about the cold meat on her skewers of Shrimp and Beef Medallions ($9.25). … read more

Piss Off If You Don’t Like Takashi

Piss Off If You Don’t Like Takashi
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I love sushi! I crave it constantly. I might even consider killing my own mother for a plate of sashimi! … read more

Only the Purest of Brews

Only the Purest of Brews
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Just so you know, I hate Oktoberfest at Snowbird. … read more