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Suwu on the Main

A few weeks ago I received an email inviting me to try SuWu's new brunch menu.  Normally I ignore those emails as I like trying and reviewing places anonymously, but for some reason I responded and set a date to try out their menu.  This past Saturday a dear friend and I headed over to the main to sample some of what SuWu has to offer. 






The decor at SuWu has a rustic laid back feel to it.  I felt at home right away and really enjoyed the warm environment.   My friend and I really liked all the old wood tables, rustic lighting and I cannot forget the bar.  




The bar is white and black with old school designs all over it - boom boxes from the 90's and lots more fun stuff.  It has a very 90's feel, especially when you take into account the awesome old school rap and other tunes that play on their sound system.  





Getting back to the food side of SuWu, my friend and I both chose the iced coffee, one virgin and one spiked with Grand-Marnier.  Served in a chilled beer mug and topped …

Grumman 78 - A Taco heaven?

Scrolling through my pictures this weekend, I noticed ones from my lunch at Grumman 78 and immediately realized that I had never written a review on them - shame on me!  Better late than never right?  So here it is, a year late ...





My visit to Grumman was so long ago, in fact it was at their Faubourg location that closed a while back.  Two friends and I headed over the Grumman for what we heard were the best tacos in town.  Arriving at their order counter, I quickly ordered two tacos (pork stick and the lamb curry taco), papas Grumman and a tomato and corn bread salad.  





The first Taco I had was their "Pork Stick" topped with a delicious potato and egg salad.  When ordering this taco I thought I would be transported into a different taste dimension, maybe I was expecting too much.  It was good, but nowhere near as good as everyone made it seem.   I found it to be a bit lacking in flavour, I barely tasted anything expect the salad topping.  I enjoyed it but wasn't as impres…