Author: biteclub

Eat local. Dammit.

Local is the new organic. Meaning that buying tasty little organic kiwis from New Zealand is nice and all, but you’ve just helped destroy the ozone with god knows how much jet and diesel fuel getting it here. You cad,...

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Phyllis' Giant Burgers

Five words: Phyllis’ Giant Burgers is open.Don’t miss: The cheese steak is a monster of a meal, with green peppers, onions and juicy, greasy meat on a fresh roll. Homemade milkshakes of every flavor and hue make it...

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Bacon on a trapeze

I realize I’m coming to the party about three years too late. Postmodern cuisine–you know, that wacky food created with foam, lasers and the powdered essence of an extinct Chilean tree frog–has seen its star...

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Doug's Cased Meats Emporium

Sausage is a religion in Chicago. And Hot Doug’s is the high altar where locals come to pray from 10:30am to 4pm daily in a steady stream of devotion. We all stand quietly, penitently in a growing line that snakes down the...

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Report from Chicago

Chicago in April is cold. As in an maybe 37 degrees and sleeting–in stark contrast to the lush, almost summer-like conditions I left in Sonoma County last week. Now granted, it was a little thick-headed, but thinking of...

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Seven under $7, 5 under $5

Like you, I love to eat out. And, like you, I have uh, many of those in-between-paycheck days where things have to get a little creative. I have been known, in fact, to dig for change in my backseat just to avoid those gnarly...

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Bistro V for sale

BiteClub has learned that Bistro V, the popular, Michelin-rated Sebastopol restaurant owned by Chef Rick Vargas and his wife, Meekk, has gone up for sale.An advertisement in the Sunday Press Democrat listed the restaurant for...

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Green String Farm

Check out a first look at Green string farm, a small farm market going beyond organic. More details to follow…Green String Farm: 3571 Old Adobe Road, Petaluma, 707.249.0144. Open Friday through Monday 10am to 6pm.

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