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BIN 612: Featured Restaurant Review

The Quick Bite: The Restaurant: BIN 612 The Chef de Cuisine: Paul Brasfield The Dishes: Late Night --  The Cramwich Chicken Fried Rice Nathan’s Hot Dog Cheese Fries Any other time -- BBQ Chicken Pizza BIN Burger Grilled Salmon Taco Fried Shrimp Taco The Details: I had a mission.  For … [Read more...]

The Veranda: Featured Restaurant Review

The Quick Bite: The Restaurant: The Veranda The Chef-Owner: Jay Yates The Dishes: Appetizer -- Stuffed Fried Green Tomato Entrees -- Striped Bass with Shiitake Risotto and Marinated Avocado Shepherd’s Pie with Garlic Toast Dessert -- Chocolate Eclair Parfait The Details: What a great night … [Read more...]

Central Station Grill: Feature Restaurant Review

The Quick Bite: The Restaurant: Central Station Grill The Executive Chef: Leon Jefferson The Dishes: Appetizer -- Double-Battered Fried Okra with Chipotle Ranch Sauce Salad: Crawfish Caprese Entrees: Pesto Crusted Catfish on Almond Basmati Rice Pilaf, with Roasted Red Pepper Remoulade, and … [Read more...]

Restaurant Tyler: Featured Restaurant Review

The Quick Bite: The Restaurant: Restaurant Tyler The Executive Chef: Tyler Thames The Chef de Cuisine: John Fitzgerald The Pastry Chef: Claudia “Bery” Gordon The Dishes: Soup -- Beet Bisque with Goat Cheese and Balsamic Reduction Appetizers -- Duck Boudin BBQ Okra Brunch -- Omelet … [Read more...]

The Camphouse: Featured Restaurant Review

The Quick Bite: The Restaurant:  The CampHouse The Chef Team:  Everette Hill Jordan Hartley The Parfait Maven: Leslie “L.J.” Jennies The Dishes: The J-Hon Salad Patty Melt with Seasoned Fries BBQ Pork Mac-n-Cheese S’mores Cheesecake Parfait The Details: For much of my life I have heard … [Read more...]