Saturday in the Museum with Joan

Image: Joan Miró, The Farm (1921-22). On Saturday’s we like to post something about art, usually art related to the world of food.  This Saturday we are excited that the National Gallery of Art will be re-opening in a few weeks.  The loss of access to museums was not the most tragic impact of COVID, […]

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Saturday in the Museum with Francisco

Image: Francisco de Goya, Still Life With Sheep’s Head (c. 1808-1812) Today we make a virtual trip to the Louvre – because how else can you get there now?!  For our Saturday art posting we move from the 18th to the 19th century with this painting of butcher shop work by Spanish master Francisco de […]

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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 (Now Nido)

Last Updated: 7/25/2021 Current Status: The restaurant formerly known as Mola has rolled-over to a new concept and is going by the name Nido Wine Shop & Market.  Gone is the dining room, now it is a market. It still has a focus on Spanish cuisine, but adding items from other parts of the Mediterranean.  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. Current Status:  Using the barmini space, they are doing limited seating dinners that bring back some of the favorites from the early days of minibar.  Reservations on Tock. Before Times Review: First Visit: November 2019 To go to minibar is to ponder many big questions about […]

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Jaleo

Image: Capital letters. Last Updated: 7/5/21 Current Status: Jaleo has reopened for indoor and outdoor seating.  It continues to do take-out and delivery.  They continue to do a “bodega” selling grocery staples and wine.   They also have merch! Gift Cards – go to support employees of Andrés’ restaurants. Before Times Review: Last Visited: July 2019 […]

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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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