Trey Nichols, one of the owners of the Heart and Trotter Butchery. (Credit: Heart and Trotter Butchery) Civic San Diego Loan Program Supports Jobs and Boosts Revenue at Local Butchery The Heart and Trotter Butchery on El Cajon Boulevard was one of the beneficiaries of an Accion San Diego loan that came out of a $400,000 lending capital fund operated by Civic San Diego. The North Park butcher shop received a $35,000 loan from Accion, a nonprofit microlender, enabling the small business to keep five jobs and to purchase equipment for its kitchen. The Civic San Diego Loan Fund is supporting small businesses in communities that have a median household income of $60,000 or below. Trey Nichols, left, and James Holtslag, owners of The Heart and Trotter Butchery (Credit: Heart and Trotter Butchery) Voted San Diego City Beat’s Best Butcher Shop the last three years, the Heart and Trotter is a whole animal butchery offering the highest quality, hormone and antibiotic free meats and … [Read more...] about Daily Business Report-June 1, 2018, San Diego Metro Magazine
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Hungry, but can't get away from your desk? Too tired to cook something or run out to a restaurant? Uber Eats has got you. The online and mobile food delivery service is now available in most of western Lake County. The Uber Eats website shows it now offers deliveries from hundreds of local restaurants to destinations in Munster, Highland, Griffith, Crown Point, Merrillville, Hammond, Dyer, St. John, Schererville, Whiting, East Chicago and Gary.The service is not yet available in most of Hobart, Lake Station, New Chicago, Miller, Lake of the Four Seasons, Cedar Lake, Lowell, Porter County or LaPorte County.The website shows that Merrillville residents or office workers can have food delivered from a number of restaurants including IHOP, Bar Louie, Big Daddy's BBQ, Mastercue, Aladdin Pita, Pork Chop, Villa Del Sol and Qdoba.Uber Eats touted food from Round the Clock, Rosati's, Ciao Bella and Harold's Chicken in a message to customers."You can use the Uber Eats app to order … [Read more...] about Uber Eats now delivering restaurant meals to most of Lake County
Construction of nearly every kind is stirring up dust inside the vast, sprawling space on the Dairy Block downtown that will soon become Denver Milk Market, a multi-concept market in LoDo that shares some similarities with the Denver Central Market, Zeppelin Station and Avanti Food & Beverage. There's one big difference with Milk Market, though: While the other food halls have gathered multiple independent purveyors under one roof, all sixteen food counters and bars inside this one will be run by chef/restaurateur Frank Bonanno.The chef, who already has a stable of ten bars and restaurants that employ some 250 people, won't be going it alone, however. His wife and business partner, Jaqueline Bonanno, is the creative director, and Frederick Kelly, a recent transplant from Florida, has been brought on as executive chef for the whole project. Kelly says he's consulted on similar projects in Miami, but this will be his first chef gig in Colorado.Milk Market takes up the quadrant of the … [Read more...] about Frank Bonanno’s Milk Market Takes Shape for June Opening
TASTE TEST: Dream of the '90s alive in Tomato Bar's Porklandia Remember when people were eating pizza? Vegan pizza, gluten-free pizza? Pizza with a spicy alfredo base, a pesto base, an oil and garlic base? Pizza topped with portobello mushrooms, hardwood-smoked bacon, artichoke hearts and goat cheese?There's a place where that idea still exists as a reality. And I've been there.The tomato sauce never runs dry at Tomato Bar, a modern pizzeria with locations at 79 U.S. 41 in Schererville and 2310 Laporte Ave. in Valparaiso.Cory and Blair Muro, the duo that's also behind Ricochet Tacos and The Market in Valparaiso, run the gourmet pizzeria where chefs toss spinning discs of dough in an open kitchen that features a custom-made 3,000 BTU rotating oven, a Homer Simpson Pez dispenser and a Stormtrooper standing sentinel next to a can of ingredients.Tomato Bar specializes in "outside-the-box" pizzas like The Buff, which includes a Buffalo sauce base, … [Read more...] about TASTE TEST: Dream of the ’90s alive in Tomato Bar’s Porklandia. Le Peep in Valpo offers brunch for the whole family.
TASTE TEST: Grab some heat with Mexico Lindo's huevos rancheros PORTAGE — Mexico Lindo Mexican Restaurant Bar & Grill is unassuming from the outside but provides a bright and enjoyable atmosphere within.Decorative vines surround the walls and dividers and uplifting tunes carry down from the speakers. A pleasant mural adorns the eastern wall and a colorful bar area also proves inviting.Mexico Lindo, 5908 U.S. 6, offers many staples, including taco, burrito and fajita dinners and platters. However, the establishment is sure to appeal to those looking for some spice and fiery flavor in their meals.One selection, the Pollo a la Diabla, advertises it comes with a signature spicy sauce along with rice and beans. One server said it will take a "Mexican macho" to stomach it.If you're looking for something a little lighter, but still something with a slight zest, consider the huevos rancheros option off the breakfast side of the menu.This dish is served up with two eggs over easy … [Read more...] about TASTE TEST: Grab some heat with Mexico Lindo’s huevos rancheros