Come here when you want to be part of the human race. It’s impossible not to talk to your fellow man at the curvy lunch counter. Besides a solid breakfast (banana pancakes to Denver omelet with hash browns), what Solly’s is really famous for (and rightly so) is the butter burger – a fried patty globbed with a generous pat of butter. Consider yourself convinced if you opt for a double Solly burger. Read more…
This business – which also has a food truck/catering arm in Chicago – takes a home cooking approach to meatless cooking. BBQ, mac and cheese, greens and pizza are among the options.
Locals follow the aroma of smoke on Center Street to the walk-up window inside. Best bets are the BBQ dinners (ribs, rib tips, chicken) and family meals (pan of shoulder, ribs, tips, etc.). Head down on Thursday night for the weekly special gumbo.
Who needs to go to Munich when you can take the short trip to Glendale? The Bavarian Bierhaus doesn’t just brew beer, it also provides a massive beer hall, tap room and beer garden to drink it in.
Cozy and friendly, even if it’s knee-deep with hungry and thirsty and patrons. Wash down your wet burrito or beef tacos (with meat from the family cattle farm) with a potent margarita. Extra props go to the Corazón burger. Read more…
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The third-generation owners offer old family recipes (including the Friday fried fish) with new dishes like Italian shrimp and grits. Also great specials such as Thursday’s $5 burger. Read more…