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Restaurant Wed Jan 28 2009


If you've been meaning to try Mixteco Grill but hate eating dinner at 10pm or making a reservation weeks in advance, then be happy. I had a quick peek into their new dining room tonight and was delighted that it looked close to completion. A server confirmed that the second room will hopefully be open next week. It's hard to believe they've gone from brand-new restaurant to doubling in size in 9 months. Impressive. As is their Oaxacan porkchop in mole negro, their empanadas, and their tres leches cake. And hopefully it will be twice as easy to get in. At least until everyone finds out that its easier to get a reservation.

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Feature Thu Dec 31 2015

The State of Food Writing

By Brandy Gonsoulin

In 2009, food blogging, social media and Yelp were gaining popularity, and America's revered gastronomic magazine Gourmet shuttered after 68 years in business. Former Cook's Illustrated editor-in-chief Chris Kimball followed with an editorial, stating that "The shuttering of Gourmet reminds...
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