Guadalajara

Guadalajara

On a menu stuffed (and fried and cheese-covered) with meat-based dishes, we were searching recently for a veggie-friendly lunch option. And we found a good one: the vegetarian quesadilla. It arrived uncut—a half-moon of crispy tortilla, full of savory sauteed peppers and mushrooms, with generous dollops of guacamole, sour cream and salsa on the side. […]

Mussels for mariners

Mussels for mariners

Tired of cooking the same old boring meal of burgers and French fries? Well, toss des frites and roll up your sleeves to make this quick and simple dish from the menu of Downtown restaurant Petit Pois. Moules Marinières is a “classic French bistro dish,” says Brian Helleberg, owner of Petit Pois—it’s a dish that […]

Chipotle

Along with the burrito-loving masses, which are apparently, well, massive, we lined up for our free burrito on Chipotle’s recent opening day, and ordered the Barbacoa, with shredded, marinated beef. It was super-flavorful, a little spicy but not too dense. We like their medium-hot corn salsa—the corn adds a good, fresh crunch to the burrito, […]