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Monday, March 5,2012
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Lunching locals line up at Park West’s Taco Rey

No rubbery scrambled eggs found in this breakfast burrito

By Amy T. Granite
Breakfast, lunch and dinner on the cheap—and quick—is what I was looking for in Park West, and I found it at Taco Rey
Monday, February 20,2012
Grubby Bitch

The Field does fish and chips right

There’s no trickery afoot at Gaelic hideaway in the Gaslamp

By Amy T. Granite
The crunchy batter was just the right thickness, encapsulating moist, flaky cod, and the chips—akin to steak fries—were penetrated with just the right amount of oil
Monday, February 6,2012
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Smashburger salads are flavorful alternatives

The Baja Cobb is spicier than you’ll expect

By Amy T. Granite
In order for me to willingly substitute a salad for a hearty meal, it’s got to be full of dynamic flavors and textures
Monday, January 23,2012
Grubby Bitch

Golden Chopsticks and the big game

Salt-and-pepper wings are a sure-fire way to get you invited back to the party

By Amy T. Granite
Last year, I was invited to an all-dudes gathering, and I knew just what to bring that would score the “most valuable guest” honor.
Monday, January 9,2012
Grubby Bitch

Off to see the Whiz, at Gaglione Brothers

Pick a peck of pickled peppers for your Cheese Whiz Steak sandwich

By Amy T. Granite
Leave your dietary hang-ups at the door and forget what modern nutritional science has taught us about processed foods, because you’re at Gaglione Brothers (10450 Friars Road in Grantville; 3944
Monday, December 26,2011
Grubby Bitch

2011—the year regional comfort food reigned

Northgate Gonzales Market, Tacos El Paisa and Churros El Tigre

By Amy T. Granite
It used to be that when Tony Bourdain veered from snarky, traveling food journo to political commentator on No Reservations, I’d boo and hiss at the television set—cursing him to get off the
Monday, December 12,2011
Grubby Bitch

Porking is welcome, spooning is not at Underbelly

Little Italy's new noodle and beer bar

By Amy T. Granite
Every component in the seemingly bottomless bowl kicks ass; the smoky sausage snaps like all good dogs should, the addition of sake-braised oxtail dumplings ($2) burst with beefy flavor, and the star of the show—alkaline noodles—are bouncy, toothsome and as good as any I’ve slurped on Convoy Street.
Monday, November 28,2011
Grubby Bitch

Hit your vices hard at Azucar

'Tis the season to eat what you want

By Amy T. Granite
It’s officially that joyous time of year for succumbing to the pressures of awkward holiday potlucks at work, finding the perfect gift for Boo and those comfortable stretchy-pants calling from yo
Monday, November 14,2011
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Just say 'Si' to sport-snacking at Super Cocina

City Heights Mexican eatery is great to-go

By Amy T. Granite
Before you have to ask what’s what, sample cups appear from the friendly cooks behind the counter. Hospitable? Yes. Paralyzing for the indecisive? Even more so.
Monday, October 31,2011
Grubby Bitch

Tiger!Tiger! tavern serves farm-fresh bar food with a bite

The folks who gave us Blind Lady Ale House know their ham sandwiches

By Amy T. Granite
As much as I love my craft brewskis, the 30 taps at Tiger!Tiger! didn’t distract from my lust after chef Aaron LaMonica’s farm-fresh bar food.
 
 
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