Saturday, March 31, 2012
The burritos and enchiladas are the best in the business!
Hacienda Mexican Restaurant in Rock Hill is the winner of this week's Food Fight, in which we asked readers for their choice for the best Mid-County Mexican restaurants. Hacienda won with 25 percent of the vote among the eight finalists. (See our 5 p.m. attached screenshot of the poll.) The results among the other finalists were: Voting in our Mexican Fight poll started Thursday morning and ended at 5 p.m. Friday afternoon. Congratulations to Hacienda for winning this week's Mid-County Food Fight battle. We look forward to hearing from you again in next week's edition of Food Fight.
Monday, March 26, 2012
What do you recommend when friends ask for your favorite Mexican restaurant?
Black beans or refried beans? Burritos or tacos? And do you want sour cream with that? This week, we're interested in your favorite Mid County spots for Mexican food. Every week on the Mid County Food Fight, we're looking the best places to dine and drink. Please give your recommendations for places in our Mid County Patches: Ladue-Frontenac, Clayton-Richmond Heights, University City, Webster Groves, Maplewood-Brentwood and Kirkwood. Here's how the Food Fight works: Then: So where's your favorite spot for Mexican food in Mid County? So show your hometown pride and pick a place near you. Boast about that small family restaurant or other great eatery in your neighborhood. And, if you are pulling for a certain restaurant, share this column on…
Tuesday, December 21, 2010
Jason Tilford, owner and chef at Milagro Modern Mexican in Webster Groves, discusses his culinary influences, Milagro's winter fare and reveals a unique appetizer that's sure to impress guests.
Ask almost anyone about a favorite holiday memory and chances are they will share something about their grandmother. Jason Tilford, owner and chef at Milagro Modern Mexican in Webster Groves is no different. "My grandmother always made this really great peanut butter cookie with a chocolate kiss on top," Tilford said. "There's just something about grandma's baking that can't be recreated." Aside from his grandmother's cooking, Tilford was strongly influenced by his time spent in San Diego as a child and the city's close proximity to Mexico. He said he always found himself messing around in the kitchen growing up and eventually went on to attend the culinary program at St. Louis Community College at Forest Park. But the foods and the …