guacamole mexicana

margaritas jalisoc The appetizer guacamole mexicana is typically a bowl of mashed avocados folded in with tomatoes, cilantro, and onions and is a much more enhanced side that will make you dream in green. Margaritas Jalisco’s guacamole mexicana, however, is what food porn is made of. The dip is deconstructed, served on a large serving[…]



Breakfast for lunch? After a recommendation, I agreed to pancakes at noon at Hanover Pancake House – why not? I was pleasantly surprised by how busy Hanover was, which usually means there will be something good served when the food arrives, so I got pretty excited… and then I saw their expansive menu. They had[…]


oculto reveals layered flavors

With a growing beer market competing for the attention of sophisticated drinkers, it’s not surprising that brewery giant Anheuser Busch (AB) of St. Louis, MO turns to a gimmick. In the case of  Oculto (Spanish for hidden) they reveal a sparkly beer infused with blue agave nectar and aged on tequila staves. If that sounds[…]


boss hawgs

Food Ninja Score: 3.0 Fists As the day becomes night and the energy that would be my foe unleashes its wrath into the dusk, I am beckoned by the aroma of a Topeka legend in the ways of western barbeque. I enter the portal into the cozy environment of Boss Hawg’s and I am faced[…]


UPDATE: a walking distance to Kim’s

UPDATE: When this article was written (July 2011), Kim’s Vietnamese Restaurant was only a short walk from the writer’s home. Sadly, it closed, but rumors swirled that it would re-open, the owners were just looking for the right location. They have found one, at 115 SW 29th, just east of Kansas Avenue. (Our writer, Cale, may want[…]