beard burger challenge

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 challenging. And is...
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...
the patios are now OPEN

the patios are now OPEN

That’s right our patios, are open and ready to roll! We scrambled this year with our spring clean up! It snowed and then jumped right into summer, no spring. And for us, there’s much more to opening our patios than wiping off the tables. We started with...
Our cap goes off to Kappers MILK

Our cap goes off to Kappers MILK

Kappers Big Red Barm has a herd of 35-50 happy, contented cows, content to give Hot Chip and Porch some happy, contented customers. That’s what Kappers Big Red Barn’s is all about, reaching more people and giving them the old fashion and real taste of...