High-dollar celebrity bars and restaurants aside, there’s been a food and booze renaissance in Fun City. Having lived in Arlington off and on for 25 years means I’ve mostly had to drive west, sometimes east, in search of things to drink or eat. Until recently, Arlingfun never had a downtown with brewpubs and cute locally owned bars. Downtown’s facelift started slowly over the past decade and came, not from high-dollar investors, but from a few people who had good ideas and a little bit of capital. Arlington now boasts two brewpubs and a host of independent restaurants and bars that sell craft beer. In 2011, the Grease Monkey Burger Shop & Social Club opened next to what used to be the original Vandergriff car dealership. Arlington native Greg Gardner developed a burgers-and-bar concept where people could gather before or after a game. (Pick a sport.) The eatery is a little more than a mile from both stadiums, and Gardner offers a $5 shuttle ride to JerryWorld on … [Read more...] about Downtown Arlington’s Brew
and Mother Effer-vescent. You can taste a samples prior to deciding. I went for the Blue Eyed Devil and my wife couldn’t resist the Plum Espalier. The drafts were excellent. We traded sips while congratulating each other on our choices, and blew another 10 minutes before strolling over to where Brendan and his crew were cranking out the chow. Another mistake. A chalk signboard gave the three items available. Wait a minute … three? Brisket, jalapeño sausage, mac ‘n’ cheese … and a freshly wiped space where I was sure the wagyu meatballs should be. “We sold out of the meatballs,” said the smiling woman taking orders. I found out later she was Hurtado’s mother. “Already?” I whined. “I know, “ she smiled, sadly. “They are really good.” Well, hell. We ordered up one of each remaining. Not a mistake. The prime brisket taco was melt-in-your-mouth tender, cradled in one of Hurtado’s … [Read more...] about Wagyu Balls at Division?
Jerry Smith Delaware News Journal Published 4:50 p.m. UTC Jul 9, 2018 Burger lovers will soon have another dining choice in Dover. Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and Brews is the latest company signing on to be a part of the Capital Station shopping center. The 65,000-square-foot development will have an Aldi grocery store as its anchor business, with restaurants and retail stores filling the other four proposed buildings on the 9.34-acre lot. Aldi, restaurants to replace Dover's old Playtex factory Family-friendly Red Robin is known for its wide selection of gourmet burgers, including Whiskey River BBQ, Pig Out Tavern Double and Banzai, as well as bottomless seasoned fries and beverages. The chain, which has more than 500 restaurants nationwide, also offers turkey and veggie burgers, as well as entrees, salads, soups and other non-burger items on its large menu. A Starbucks has already committed to the complex, while other restaurants have signed leases or … [Read more...] about Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and Brews coming to Dover’s Capital Station
View Comments Season's bounty ripe for the picking at a variety of tasty event and places, such as Tillamook Creamery and Zenger's Farm A host of food- and drink-based events — festivals, tastings, dinners, benefits and openings — are quickly filling the calendar for July and August, Portland's hottest months. So don't miss out — lock in these dates now (call a sitter, book a ticket, do whatever it takes) to avoid FOMO (fear of missing out). You'll thank us later. Here are several ways to taste summer in Portland: The new facility, which debuted June 20, includes a food hall with a menu created in partnership with chef Sarah Schafer of Irving Street Kitchen. You now can grab a table inside or out with an ice cream sundae, shake or float, local beer or wine, or maybe hit the coffee or yogurt bar. When hunger calls, tempura-battered cheese curds and fried oysters will hit the spot, in addition to the usual mac n' cheese and grilled cheese options. Oyster … [Read more...] about Bread & Brew: SINK YOUR TEETH INTO SUMMER
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