Most people come for the coffee, but I always think of a visit to Julius Meinl as a double-feature. That is, I can't have the Viennese-style coffee all by itself; I need to pair it with their luscious almond croissant as well.
Pastoral Artisan Cheese, Bread & Wine will host its first annual Artisan Producer Festival - a free event to meet Pastoral’s featured culinary artisans from throughout the U.S. - on Saturday, April 30th, from 11:00 a.m.
Some like buffets. Others prefer their Easter brunches a la carte. If you're still trying to figure out where to go this weekend, here are five excellent choices, ranging from casual to partial mortgage payments.1. The Four Seasons
The dudes over at Sultan's Market may have the bus stop bench advertising market cornered, and as much as they boast about their falafel, it is quite good. But regulars at Albany Park's Semiramis also know that their favorite Lebanese haunt also churns out some of the best in the city.
The best roast chicken I ever had was at Zuni Café, on Market Street in San Francisco. I'm not sure what Judy Rodgers does to it - they're most likely brined to retain moisture well ahead of time, and the heat, well, I'm positive it comes from a lot of hardwood.