15 hours ago | Restaurant Reviews
Next time you open a bottle of wine, you might want to hold onto that cork. According to Brian Laird, chef/co-owner of Sarto’s, the new restaurant in Jefferson Park that I review this week, the little plug that most of us unceremoniously throw out...
2 days ago | Restaurant Reviews
Brian Laird spent so many years running a high-end Italian kitchen, he got good at explaining why spaghetti and meatballs wasn’t on the menu. Today Laird co-owns Sarto’s, an Italian eatery that he opened with Taylor and Kajsa Swallow in Jefferson ...
7 days ago | Restaurant Reviews
Many years ago, with the gusto of the newly-converted and a copy of Barbara Kingsolver’s Animal, Vegetable, Miracle in hand, I decided to follow the 100-mile diet. I joined a winter farm share, stopped buying oranges and bananas, and tried to buil...
9 days ago | Restaurant Reviews
Success can sometimes be a stumbling block. It sounds paradoxical, but you see it on the basketball court all the time. A team fights to get ahead, then slows down its game to protect the lead. Fear creeps in, and instead of playing to win, the te...
14 days ago | Cafe Society
Other than the inevitable wait for a table, there’s a lot to love at The Post Brewing Company, which I review this week. The chicken, both fried and rotisserie, is terrific. Sides and desserts are no slouch either, and beer, crafted by nationally-...
17 days ago | Restaurant Reviews
I'm not the cursing type, but when the hostess at The Post Brewing Company told us it would be 45 minutes before two seats opened up, even at one of the four long community counters, a bleep-worthy word raced through...