The compact list of eclectic diner fare is based on quality ingredients, many from purveyors known for all-natural and organic products. This is one of the few places in town to go for breakfast and lunch all day, every day, including the crab cakes, bone-in pork chop, and grilled quail with your eggs.
Reimagining an old washateria into a neighborhood bistro, chefs Rene Ortiz and Laura Sawicki consistently wow with their seasonal, vegetable-forward menu.
East Coast oysters are plump and mild, and the tuna ceviche is bright from kabosu and ginger. A burrata panzanella is unorthodox but shows range. The Grilled Little Gem deconstructs Caesar salad, but is nowhere near as boring as that implies. Tangy Alabama fried green tomatoes shine in a greaseless crab cake "sammy."
Come in for the fresh cuts of locally sourced meats, sausages, salumi, charcuterie, and some prepared foods, including freshly-baked breads. Stay for Josh Jones' playful menus and the great craft beer selection.
The Yellow Jacket Social Club has a comfortable, lived-in feel that aims to attract a neighborhood bar crowd as much as the Urban Outfitted. The furniture is funky and comfortable, and the interior is quiet enough to allow for conversation. Outdoors, it’s a friendly scene, and friendly, well-behaved dogs are welcome.
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