FDC #39 XAVI

Xavi started things off with a great first impression when owner James Elm greeted us and walked us through the philosophy behind the restaurant. It’s always fun to get insights into the food you’re about to enjoy, especially from one of the minds behind the concept.  Then the pickles came,…

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FDC #34: Handsome Hog

There are an awful lot of things that I, a born-and-raised Northerner, do not understand about The South.  Why do they still insist on calling it “The War for Southern Independence”, when it’s pretty universally acknowledged that they were wrong?  Why do they build multi-million dollar high school football stadiums?  Why…

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FDC #33: Heirloom

Up this week: FDC dines at Heirloom in St. Paul and newcomer Andrew (“The J”) writes his first web log (“blog” in fancy parlance) entry about eating. Well, I’ve got over 27 years of eating experience so this should be a piece of cake (ba dum tss). Heirloom’s vibe is…

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