Best restaurants of 2021: Tacos x Mezcal gives street food a gourmet twist | Dining

Radish, 1730 S. Boston Ave.: “Midwesterranean” food that brings some Okie flair to Mediterranean cuisine. Superb roast chicken, pita sandwiches and mezze treats. Pictured: The Mediterranean Cobb Salad can be topped with roasted chicken, falafel or gyro meat.

918 Maples Cafe & Catering, 8151 E. 21st St.: Excellent birria tacos headline a wide-ranging menu at this small restaurant.

Cherry Street Kitchen, 111 W. Fifth St.: Relocated from its original 15th Street location, the new Cherry Street Kitchen offers an expanded menu as well as full bar service.

Day Break Cafe, 8178 S. Lewis Ave.: Fans of the old First Watch will find most of their favorites, as well as some new twists, at this breakfast-and-lunch restaurant.

Brick Bros. Pizza, 2 W. Dawes Ave., Bixby: Quality ingredients, unique combinations and a brick oven make for such excellent pizza, well worth the trip south.

Inheritance Juicery

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Wall Street Expects Earnings Growth

Fiesta Restaurant Group (FRGI) is expected to deliver a year-over-year increase in earnings on higher revenues when it reports results for the quarter ended June 2021. This widely-known consensus outlook gives a good sense of the company’s earnings picture, but how the actual results compare to these estimates is a powerful factor that could impact its near-term stock price.

The earnings report might help the stock move higher if these key numbers are better than expectations. On the other hand, if they miss, the stock may move lower.

While the sustainability of the immediate price change and future earnings expectations will mostly depend on management’s discussion of business conditions on the earnings call, it’s worth handicapping the probability of a positive EPS surprise.

Zacks Consensus Estimate

This owner of Pollo Tropical and Taco Cabana restaurants is expected to post quarterly earnings of $0.12 per share in its upcoming report, which

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Exploring East 4th Street: 16 restaurants, shops and venues in the downtown neighborhood

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Restaurants, shops and nearby entertainment attractions like Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse and Progressive Field make East 4th Street in downtown Cleveland one of the most popular destinations in the city.

The street was redeveloped decades ago into a pedestrian-friendly strip of apartment buildings, restaurants, bars and other shops. Located just a few blocks away from Cleveland’s biggest sports stadiums, East 4th Street earned its own kind of draw for foodies, nightlife lovers and sports fans alike.

In recent years the area’s seen some comings and goings — longtime favorites Lola Bistro and The Greenhouse Tavern closed in 2020, and two new restaurants are slated for the neighborhood for 2021.

We took a look at the businesses that currently line the entertainment district, and two that should open soon:

If you like Christmas Ale youre in luck Many breweries are offering very creative versions throughout Northeast Ohio

(Photo by Marc Bona,

Butcher & The Brewer

Butcher & The Brewer has been temporarily closed since December due

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Bangkok’s iconic street chef gets her just desserts

Robert C. Williams

BANGKOK — It’s a Thai Cinderella story, seasoned with lemongrass, coriander and curry. The culinary world boiled over in February when Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants announced that its Icon Award, which typically honors titans of high-end fine dining, was instead going to Bangkok’s street food queen, Supinya Junsuta, universally known as Jay Fai.

It is hard to overstate the contrast between previous winners such as Japanese chef Seiji Yamamoto, clad in stately whites at the three-Michelin-starred Nihonryori RyuGin in Tokyo, and 76-year-old Jay Fai, whose trademark ski goggles provide protection from sparks in her tiny Raan Jay Fai restaurant in the central district of Phra Nakhon.

On the weekend after the surprise announcement the food world’s new icon was still working hard in the hole-in-the-wall restaurant she has run for more than four decades, engulfed by flame as she stir-fried crab omelets and seafood noodles.

Customers packed six tables inside

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