Gluten-free Dining


But from 2009 until 2012, the mention of gluten-free on restaurant menus increased a whopping 275 percent, according to global marketing researcher Mintel. The National Restaurant Association listed gluten-free as No. 8 in its top 10 trends in 2013. Locally, a number of restaurants not only take gluten-free requests — and know how to properly execute them in the kitchen to prevent contamination — but some go over and beyond what sensitive diners expect. Continue reading “Gluten-free Dining”

225 So. Soooooo Good!

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I shared with all of you my first experience at 225 So. – Mia Famiglia and I gave it rave reviews back then.

I returned last month with some co-workers for Happy Hour and enjoyed some wine, appetizers, and flatbread. We stayed well past Happy Hour talking about everything except work (like you should) and loved that the owner kept coming over and checking on us. He even told us to throw something at him if we needed anything. I love his fun spirit and smile that I see – such joy in his business. Continue reading “225 So. Soooooo Good!”

A Musical Evening with Your Valentine!

225SOUTH a.k.a. Mia Famiglia est: 2001
Invites you and your Valentine to a Memorable Evening of Food – Drink – Music

*Valentine’s Special Offerings from Chef Tomas and Staff
Served Friday through Sunday Valentine’s Weekend

ITALY: Ti amo I ti voglio bene. 

  1. Carpaccio
  2. Cioppino
  3. Duck Egg Carbonara
  4. Risotto Langoustine
  5. Duck Gnocchi
  6. Filet
  7. Sfingi-Nutella
FRANCE: Je t’aime.

  1. Tuna Tartar w/Quail Egg
  2. Escargots a la Bourguignonne
  3. Dover Sole en Papillote
  4. Cassoulet
  5. Bourride Fish Stew w/ Aioli
  6. Duck Coq Au Vin
MEXICO: te amo I te quiero.

  1. Ceviche
  2. Chorizo Chile Rellenos Salsa Verde
  3. Pasole Puerco
  4. Duck Mole
  5. Carne Asada with Mango Lime Sauce and Avocado Mousse
  6. Tres Tacos: Pork Belly, Short Rib, and Shrimp Abuelita
  7. Flan / Churro

A Musical Evening with Your Valentine!

Our Guest Performer for Valentine’s evening is Mark Jason Bennett; singer, songwriter and entertainer for over thirty years. His portfolio covers romantic, jazz, light rock and contemporary to rhythm and blues. Enjoy the evening and Valentine’s dishes from other countries.

ITALY: Ti amo I ti voglio bene. 

  • John Mayer – Daughters
  • Billy Joel – Don’t Ask Me Why
  • Neil Young – Harvest Moon
  • Beatles – Blackbird
  • Eric Clapton – Signe
  • Eric Clapton – Layla
  • George Benson – On Broadway
  • Elvis – I Can’t Help Falling in Love with You Paul Simon – Kodachrome
  • Simon & Garfunkel – Sounds of Silence Nat King Cole – Route 66
  • Nat King Cole – Smile
  • Bobby Darin – Beyond the Sea
  • Frank Sinatra – The Way You Look Tonite
  • Cat Stevens – Moonshadow
  • Don McClean – American Pie
  • Bob Dylan – Blowin’ in the Wind
  • Steve Miller – The Joker
  • Bufflao Springfield – For What It’s Worth
  • Lovin’ Spoonful – You Didn’t Have to Look So Nice The Monkeys – Daydream Believer

Just to name a few of tonight’s Special Offerings!