Gillette’s vibrant food scene is delivering more character, hospitality and variety than ever before. From hand-cut Wagyu beef aged in-house, basted in a savory red wine butter sauce and grilled to perfection, to mouth-watering, Texas-sized sammies made-to-order and low-carb, gluten-free Keto cupcakes: There’s never been a better (or more interesting) time to dine in the 82717.

It’s not just about the food either. It’s about the people — local restaurateurs, chefs, bartenders and waitstaff – as well as the passion they’re literally bringing to the table, and the intimate stories behind their ambitions, hilarious missteps and hard-earned successes. 

There’s lots to snack on. From candid conversations with Executive Chef Jeremiah Zimmerman in the kitchen at The Railyard to a behind-the-scenes peek into the hottest new sweet stop pop-up churning out the city’s first fat-burning baked goodies, we’ve been busy sinking our teeth into Gillette’s most delicious offerings and hope they resonate with piquancy.

First, pull up a chair and take a bite out of “Barbeque Heaven,” a flavorful profile of Dickey’s Barbeque Pit’s stacked sandwiches. Next, we introduce you to Executive Chef-owner “Chuy” Jimenez, whose soulful renditions of traditional Tapatíos meals at Fiesta Tequila Mexican Restaurant pop with color, acid, and heat. (In other words — if you’re not already eating at Chuy’s, start now.)

We’re taking you straight to the source of the city’s best steaks and cupcakes.

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Bon Appetite,

Stephanie L. Scarclif
Editorial Director  |  @OCmaven 

 

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