Local hacks are upbeat about Winter foodie offerings and hope that white guilt will inspire people to pay ridiculous markups.
Still, we can't help but think that this year they're throwing pandemic scraps to local restaurant owners who usually reside further down the food chain.
Check-it . . .
Like most restaurateurs who have survived the pandemic, Chef Zaid Consuegra Sauza of Pirate's Bone Burgers pivoted, turning his original dine-in concept into a carryout-only model. His plant-based restaurant in the Crossroads was featured in Bon Appétit before the pandemic and ABC News interviewed him about his status last summer when it appeared his Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) might be in jeopardy.