RAMBLINGS. RANTS. RUMORS.

chef fried chicken

Sometimes when, (unless you happen to watch Ugly Delicious with David Chang, and you need to, it's so amazing!), when we think of chef dishes, we only think of perfectly coiffed plates with a swoosh of this and a dab of that.I'm the last person to dis this...

the cellar season

Our blog title is, ramblings, rants, and rumors, this post will address them all. Yay! RAMBLINGS- Cellar is closing "for the season' after service Saturday, July 20th. It appears like Friday the 19th will be a particularly good night to come down to a cold...

beard burger challenge

We love burgers, we love beef burgers, and personally, I love our lamb burger and turkey burger. Bring on the meats! However, we have a Vegan on our team.She has been quietly requesting options over the last few years. I have to admit vegan food is...

united together to write a manifesto

Almost a year ago we embarked on the concept of Lettuce Unite. It all started with a logo design for our corporate name, Championship Dining. We were working on that and wanted a vintage, powerful feeling. As soon as I saw the fist, Lettuce Unite fell out...

chef fried chicken

Sometimes when, (unless you happen to watch Ugly Delicious with David Chang, and you need to, it's so amazing!), when we think of chef dishes, we only think of perfectly coiffed plates with a swoosh of this and a dab of that.I'm the last person to dis this...

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the cellar season

Our blog title is, ramblings, rants, and rumors, this post will address them all. Yay! RAMBLINGS- Cellar is closing "for the season' after service Saturday, July 20th. It appears like Friday the 19th will be a particularly good night to come down to a cold...

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the end of the skordalia era

Yes, it is true, no more skordalia. Originating at Broadstreet Cafe, skordalia is the overly garlicky bean dip that has had a cult following for 25 plus years. As the years progressed and different chefs took on the recipe the amount of garlic grew to such...

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here are a few of my favorite things

These are the things I will miss the most after the market closes... AND possibly where you can get them. Pushed to choose just one most beloved item from my market it is no doubt, cheese. And though there are some of the cheeses I used to carry in...

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dreaming up new things

I woke up really early, like 4 am, early, My windows were open, and the ceiling fan was on, and it was cold. I had to dig around and heft up my gravity blanket. Yeah, those things are 20 lbs of fantastic! I highly recommend! So this morning the feeling of...

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vacation sauce

It's been a tradition to close our restaurant over July 4th. Actually its a few days before and after which gives the whole staff time to spend with their family and friends. So we wave goodbye from July 1 thru July 5. Note- Lunch Counter won't reopen...

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