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The Journal Gazette

City chain's salsa bar something to behold

Everything good about the newest Salsa Grille on YMCA Park Drive was also everything that was bad about it.

May 19, 2019 1:00 am


Meatballs still shine under new ownership

It is really more inevitable than it is simply possible.

May 12, 2019 1:00 am


Meals, cocktails done to upscale perfection

What has changed about the former Wine Down in The Harrison along West Jefferson Boulevard made it a place I will frequent.

May 5, 2019 1:00 am


Decatur chef returns to smoke competition

Soul Pig proved to me that not only has Mark Graves mastered the smoker, he is still sprinkling in the unique Southern dishes I grew to...

April 28, 2019 1:00 am


Choose-own-ingredients spot a good choice

AA is a fast-casual place where you make your way along a counter choosing fresh ingredients to make whatever dish you select.

April 21, 2019 1:00 am


Behind-the-scenes look at reviewing eateries

I get questions all the time about how I do my job, what the “rules” are when I go in to review a restaurant and how I don't...

April 14, 2019 1:00 am


Coffeehouse hits right note with bread, soup

Was this new version of Firefly Coffee House better?

April 7, 2019 1:00 am


Differing scenes, but Crossing has options

The food Dupont Bar puts out is solid and satisfying.

March 31, 2019 1:00 am


Find top-notch service, Thai in Huntertown

You won't mind the limited choices, the waiting, dealing with the cold or making the drive to Huntertown to enjoy what Nine House serves...

March 24, 2019 1:00 am


Mexican grill has excellent options for Lent

Just when I thought I knew all the great places for fish, a Mexican restaurant stepped up and surprised me.

March 17, 2019 1:00 am


Southwest taproom features some standouts

There were two things that made Chapman's Brewing Company's taproom standout.

March 10, 2019 1:00 am


Fishing for good Lent meals

“With Lent approaching, where is the best place to get fish?”

March 3, 2019 1:00 am


Georgetown area has good Chinese option

My visits to the Peking Chinese restaurant in Georgetown Square served as sort of a study in the American restaurant customer.

February 24, 2019 1:00 am