Hussong’s Cantina opens in Reno

May 17th, 2013 |
By Clint Jolly

I was lucky enough to score an invite to the media night at Hussong’s Cantina a week or so back. Going in, I had heard the name but didn’t know much other than that. I assumed another chain Mexican joint complete with the Americanized versions of classics, served alongside monster margaritas dispensed from an oversized blender. I was wrong! My

Word On the Street

Dec 21st, 2012 |
By Clint Jolly

Just a few quick notes on happenings around town. Thanks for eating local!!! In Midtown Just chatted with my friend Gino Scala, currently with Gino the Soup Man and Pathways at UNR, about his new Midtown restaurant. They are shooting for a February opening of Great Full Gardens Cafe and Eatery. He says the menu will feature as much local

Composition Café opens at Nevada Museum of Art

Jun 30th, 2012 |
By Clint Jolly

Your plans for next weekend should include a stop by one of downtown’s newest eateries. Chef BJ Mueller of Cutting Edge Catering and The Saucewagon has a new home base in the Nevada Museum of Art. Composition Café is open now for lunch Wednesday through Sunday. But the big news is their evening hours launching next week. Tapas and Wine

Rounds Bakery is growing!!!

Jun 28th, 2012 |
By Clint Jolly

Last week, I got the chance to sit and chat with Zak from Rounds Bakery in his new location on Sierra St. and Court St. in downtown Reno. We talked about where his business has been, where it’s going and how he plans to be a part of the growing community. It’s all in a name Zak bought “The Bagel

SoDo stakes their claim in Reno

Jun 20th, 2012 |
By Clint Jolly

I love seeing local talent team up for a new venture in the food world. With SoDo, we get solid skills in management, culinary expertise and delightful service. It’s a recipe for a great experience in dining at a location that needs a little life. South Downtown SoDo, short for “south downtown” is on the street level of the cool

Adventures in eating

Sep 30th, 2011 |
By Clint Jolly

It’s no mystery that Reno has had it’s share of challenges over the last few years. A walk through downtown Reno wasn’t quite what it used to be. Casino after casino just as it has been for a while. That is, until this weekend….. Enter CommRow CommRow is the brainchild of Fernando Leal. It’s an adventure inspired hotel with attractions

Preview of Campo from Chef Mark Estee

Sep 7th, 2011 |
By Clint Jolly

Chef Mark Estee describes Campo as a neighborhood restaurant. But, this isn’t your local Applebee’s. If I had to describe the new spot, opening mid October in the Palladio building, in one word it would be “whole”. As in whole foods, whole experience and whole hog. Whole Foods 3 kitchen areas will be turning out pizzas, pasta, paninis, subs, salads