Tag Archives: Momocho

coming soon: el carnicero

A little late to the party, but as they say… better late than never! Congrats to one of my favorites chefs, Eric Williams, who announced the opening of his second restaurant: El Carnicero. Momocho is easily one of my favorites in town. So of course this news has me grinning ear to ear. El Carnicero […]

fave dish in town?

This is actually not an easy question as there are plenty of things I tend to order over and over… like the clams and foie gras at Greenhouse. Anything cheese-related at L’Albatros. The curry chicken at Umami. But when asked about that one dish – the dish that never disappoints, that I crave and persuade […]

the underdog

What a clever little name. Happy Dog just got a whole lot happier. In the basement of everyone’s favorite neighborhood bar and hot dog destination is a new hangout, The Underdog, a 40-seat bar and game room. The Underdog will feature a full bar, three classic pinball games, shuffle board, 48 classic arcade games plus […]

momocho + happy dog news

Via chef Eric Williams, here’s some local happenings you may be interested in: @ Happy Dog Starting on Sunday, August 14th at 9 p.m., Happy Dog will host a viewing party for chef Chris Hodgson who is competing on The Food Network’s Next Great Food Truck Race. Both of Chris’ food trucks will be parked […]

momocho is celebraing its anniversary by supporting local food trucks

My favorite modern Mexican restaurant is all grown up. And celebrating its big day in a very cool way. Momocho is turning 5. But hold the cards and gifts. Instead, chef/owner Eric Williams wants to celebrate the occasion by supporting his fellow chefs and the local food truck scene. On Monday, May 9th from 6 […]

family dinner at momocho

Happy New Year! Speaking of family-friendly places, we had the perfect family dinner last week at Momocho. The last time my daughter was at Momocho, she was just a few months old. We have been there countless times since with friends and family and figured Natalie waited long enough and was time to make her […]

tequila dinners back at momocho

Tequila! The word alone conjures up fun and smiles (and a few fuzzy memories). You may recall that a few years ago Momocho, aka my favorite modern Mexican restaurant hands-down, offered these amazing tequila dinners featuring wonderfully creative dishes. And now, they are finally back! According to chef/owner Eric Williams, the tequila dinners will be […]

cook like eric williams (braised beef brisket)

food and wine pairings, guacamole recipeThe chef pairings might just be my husband’s favorite series on the blog to date. We (I) try to make most of the dishes at home, and he knows this. And when I told Jamie what Eric Williams, chef/owner of Momochoprovided, he quickly followed up with a request for immediate trial. […]

friday night in the cle

The weekend in winding down and it was a good one. If the past two weekends are any indication of what kind of summer this is going to be, let’s just say we’re off to a very good start. Friday night we did two of my favorite things: shopped and ate at Momocho. Between Room […]

cinco de mayo recipes from eric williams

Cinco de Mayo on the brain? Or are you like me and crave/cook/eat Mexican constantly? In continuing with our ‘cook like local chefs’ series sponsored by Heinen’s, Eric Williams, chef/owner of Momocho (the absolute best modern Mexican around – seriously) shares an easy dish for what I’m sure is one of his favorite holidays. And […]