Started by Texas State alumni, this modern-but-comfy fast-fine-kinda-casual spot with chef'd up and instagrammable offerings is part cafe, part beer hall, part sports bar, and all hip.
On paper, the Loro lovechild of James Beard award winners Tyson Cole of Uchi and Aaron Franklin of Franklin Barbecue induces a Pavlovian response.
Restaurant-wise, we had three must-eats on the list: Raymonds in St. John's, Mallard Cottage in Quidi Vidi, and The Norseman at L'Anse aux Meadows. All of them were superb.
Doors closing, doors opening, and a dippy surprise!
...this is home cooking for Silverstein, who was raised by a Chinese-American mother and a Jewish-American father in Tokyo and Atlanta
The most memorable dish I've gotten is the Real Deal Holyfield, a huge breakfast taco with a choice of smoked brisker or pulled pork, bacon, fried egg, potatoes, refried beans, and tomato serrano salsa.
Is there a more perfect meal than a taco? The miracle called taco is versatile, healthy, portable, and fast, all contained on a halo of flour or corn.