dreaming up new things

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 change...
vacation sauce

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...
waiting in the wings

waiting in the wings

I’ve never been a fan of “best of’s” or the “top 10” lists and voting for your favorite. Well, let me stick my neck out and sound completely jerky, it’s actually just our hometown. How many times do we need to vote each year?...
anna is bananas for art

anna is bananas for art

You may have read about her in Med City Beat and see her quickly moving up the ladder of artistic fame but did you know she started out working for ZZest Cafe! Here’s a fun little conversation we had with our very own Anna Banana¬†(well her Dad’s Anna...
wacko for tony packo’s

wacko for tony packo’s

Thanks to an old friend Paul McDonald, and ZZest Market most of our places serve Tony Packo pickles, and everyone LOVES them! They started out on the shelves of the market after Paul suggested we try the never heard of before, pickles, from Toledo Ohio.   I...