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5 February, 2015

Mac & Cheese Night #7 at Farmerbrown

Mac & Cheese Night #7 at Farmerbrown
Posted in : Bars in the Bay Area, CA, Cocktails, Spirits, Bars, Dining in San Francisco, CA, Restaurants on by : The Gourmez
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First Mac & Cheese Night of 2015! This outing took us to Farmerbrown, just about a block from the Powell St. BART stop in the heart of downtown San Francisco. Our original location was meant to be Grub in the Mission District, but it turns out Grub must have closed sometime in December! That makes
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20 May, 2014

Ike’s Place

Ike’s Place
Posted in : Dining in Danville, CA, Restaurants on by : The Gourmez
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This rapidly expanding Bay Area chain of sandwich shops got its start in the Castro neighborhood of San Francisco, and its devoted following has multiplied phenomenally in the seven years of its existence, enough to  support 13 stores in all. I was glad to bypass the legendary lines at the original location and accepted a
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11 March, 2014

The Cheese Steak Shop

Posted in : Dining in Castro Valley, CA, Restaurants on by : The Gourmez
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The Cheese Steak Shop is a Bay Area chain that’s been in operation since the early 1980s. They’ve done so well, they even have a couple franchises in the Philippines! I love a good Philly cheese steak, to the point that it was probably more than half the reason I visited Philly a few years
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22 March, 2013

Maximillian’s Grill

Posted in : Bars in the Research Triangle of NC, Cocktails, Spirits, Bars, Dining in Cary, NC, Restaurants on by : The Gourmez
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Maximillian’s Grill 8314 Chapel Hill Road Cary Website $19-$35 Maximillian’s Grill, not to be confused with Maximillian’s Pizza Kitchen next door though I’m going out on a limb and saying they’re related, appeared this year on Greg Cox’s annual list of top 20 Triangle restaurants. It always flies under my radar; I keep forgetting people
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12 February, 2013

East Coast Chinese Food Express

Posted in : Dining in Durham, NC, Restaurants on by : The Gourmez
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East Coast Chinese Food Express 202 NC Hwy 54 Inside the Kroger, South Durham Website Open Mondays-Saturdays 11 am to 3 pm, 4 pm to 10 pm $7 — $12 I’ve heard many good things about East Coast Chinese Food Express. They’ve been located inside the Kroger by the Highway 54 and Fayetteville intersection for
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27 July, 2012

Summer Salads at Noodles & Company

Posted in : Dining in Raleigh, NC, Restaurants on by : The Gourmez
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Last winter I tried Noodles & Company’s seasonal additions to their macaroni and cheese menu, a task that I took up with gusto. Their seasonal items are lighter fare for the summer: a trio of salads. I was again invited to try them for free and share with you, my lovely readership, my thoughts on
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30 April, 2012

Mac and Cheese at Noodles & Company

Posted in : Dining in Raleigh, NC, Restaurants on by : The Gourmez
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In early February, I was invited to try the new mac and cheese options at Noodles & Company. I said yes because 1. I have no aversion to chain restaurants beyond when they let success get in the way of creating delicious food and 2. I’d never tried their mac and cheese before. I have
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24 June, 2011

The Meat House (Chapel Hill) *CLOSED*

Comments : 2 Posted in : Beer, Wine, Sake, Food, Product Reviews on by : The Gourmez
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The Meat House 1508 E. Franklin Street Chapel Hill Website Donna Coon, who owns the recently opened Meat House in Chapel Hill with her husband, Paul, took me on a tour of the facility a couple of weeks ago. I was excited to try out this chain butchery because they’ve opened three shops in the
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