Saturday in the Museum with Luis

Image: Luis Meléndez “Still Life With Watermelons and Apples in a Landscape” (1771). Museo Nacional Del Prado, Madrid. This week’s virtual trip to the museum continues to trace the history of still-life painting.  It recalls an exhibition at the National Gallery of Art in 2009 on a contemporary of Goya who became one of the […]

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Mola

Last Updated: 6/11/2020 Current Status: There are places that we like or don’t.  There are also places that you want to cheer for.  Mola, the cute, sunny Spanish spot in Mt. Pleasant is a spot to cheer for.  And it is good.  And we like it. They are doing two kinds of take-out/delivery options.  They […]

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Saturday in the Museum with Juan

Image: Still Life with Quince, Cabbage, Melon, and Cucumber by Juan Sánchez Cotán (1602).  Oil on canvas. On Saturdays, we like to focus on a piece of art, and recently we have been focusing on still life paintings.  Though the Netherlands was the focal point of the movement in the 16th and 17th century, there […]

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minibar

Image: Sun Choke and Hay Cheese in media res. First Visit: November 2019 To go to minibar is to ponder many big questions about economics, art, time, and taste, among other topics.  It is a multi-hour immersive experience.  It is to dining what checkers is to chess.  It is played on the same board, but […]

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Jaleo

Image: Capital letters. Last Updated: 6/7/2020 Current Status: Jaleo is doing take-out and delivery at this point.  They do have sidewalk seating that, with precautions, be open for service.  Stay tuned.  They continue to do a “bodega” selling grocery staples and wine.   They also have merch! Gift Cards – go to support employees of […]

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Anxo

Picture: Pulpo! Last Updated: 6/13/2020 Current Status: The patio is now open for sit-down service as of 6/12.  They are selling their namesake cider, along with wine and beer.  They have produce, meat, fish and pantry options as well as merch!  Take-out and delivery available from both the restaurant and the tasting room. Gift Cards […]

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Estadio

Last Updated: 6/3/2020 Current Status:  Estadio is doing Take-out and Delivery of its menu.  They also offer wine and cocktails.  They have restricted hours, so check to see if they are open.  Rob Rubba, who is working on the to-be-opened sister restaurant Oyster Oyster is also sneaking some items on from time to time. Gift […]

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