Places to Eat

‘Something for Everybody’: Keeler’s is a comfortable neighborhood steakhouse

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski | June 8, 2021 Paul Keeler wanted a restaurant that was welcoming, affordable and comfortable for guests. On New Year’s Eve 2018, he...

Up in Smoke: Leo Chavez follows father’s dream with barbecue

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski | June 1, 2021 Leo Chavez was working in a university’s finance office when his father, Edward T. Chavez, fell ill. He...

Easy Dining: Eat by Stacey Weber makes eating well stress-free

By Annika Tomlin | May 27, 2021 As a child, Stacey Weber cooked with her grandmother. Little did she know, her passion for cooking would...

Unique Experiences: Each State 48 location has its own duty

By Connor Dziawura | May 19, 2021 In the less than five years since the Rana family opened the first State 48 location, they have...

Father Knows Best: Respect is key to U.S. Egg’s success

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski | May 19, 2021 George Gebran has spent his life working for his family’s beloved breakfast and lunch restaurant, U.S. Egg. He didn’t...

Staying Afloat: Avondale’s Champis Bakery thrives despite hardships

By Karen Marroquin | May 17, 2021 Tears rolled down José Tomaya’s face. His newly opened business should have been thriving. Instead, he was seeing...

Bringing the Heat: Elote Fuego food truck is leap of faith

By Lauren Serrato | May 10, 2021 During the first couple months of the coronavirus pandemic, approximately 22 million Americans lost their jobs. Among those...

Thanking the Community: Carefree week features ‘amazing’ eateries

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski | May 10, 2021 Carefree Restaurant Week didn’t happen last spring. In the fall, it was limited to curbside pickup. English Rose...

Legacy Born: The Craftsman embodies the essence of ‘a craftsman’

By Annika Tomlin | May 10, 2021 The Craftsman Cocktails and Kitchen opened in October 2020, several months after being conceptualized by 10 owners and...