Archive for November, 2012

November 30, 2012, 2 Comments

In my weekly perusing of Yelp, Google and other sites attempting to find the next drunk brunch spot, Cap City Diner, part of the Cameron Mitchell restaurant group, had come […]

Manifesto Tuscan Grato and Scotch Bar

November 27, 2012, 2 Comments

I have no idea what a “Tuscan Grato” is supposed to be, but I have a good vision of what I’d want and expect in a scotch bar, and do ...

Pies and Pints Decor

Pies and Pints provides pizza and pour perfection

November 26, 2012, 4 Comments

My first experience at a Pies and Pints was after an intense whitewater rafting trip in Fayeteville, West Virginia. The pitchers of good (no, great) B ...

Veritas Tavern: An alcove of intimate ingredients

November 21, 2012, No comments

The space is quiet; the lighting is soft; the cocktails are fresh; the pairing of food is divine. At Veritas Tavern in Delaware, art and gastronomy co ...

  • Drunk Brunch: Spagio
    November 19, 2012, 1 Comment

    I had been to Spagio a few times before my recent drunk brunch visit, but I had never made it off the spacious patio or past the decadent dessert case […]

  • The science of ice
    November 15, 2012, No comments

    Millions of years ago plants and animals died, they were buried, turned into coal, dug up, and thrown in a fire that spun a turbine to produce the electricity that […]

  • Local Cantina Chips and Salsa
    Livin la Vida Local Cantina
    November 14, 2012, 1 Comment

    When you walk into a bar and are immediately greeted by the promise of self serve chips and salsa, you jump on that offer. When the salsa is freshly housemade […]

  • The Main Bar
    Dive In: The Main Bar
    November 13, 2012, 2 Comments

    “Are you getting crazy tonight? Are YOU getting CRAZY tonight?” asks the grinning 20-something-year-old man with the knit Cavs cap and healthy level of intoxication wandering around The Main Bar […]