Spinach Chèvre Salad

As it appears on the Menu: Crispy baby spinach, dried cranberries, red onion, fire roasted tomatoes and crumbled chèvre served with Apple cider vinaigrette dressing. The Facts on the Dish: Small but with a generous amount of goat cheese. Review: The salad was good but would have benefited from more spinach, but the roasted tomatoes…

Asian Steak Bomb

As it appears on the Menu: Shaved steak, onions, mushrooms, bell peppers, American cheese and splashed with a thai chili terriyaki sauce. The Facts on the Dish: Generous portion of shaved steak with gooey melted cheese with the right amount of peppers, onions and mushrooms.  The thai chili terriyaki sauce gave it a little kick…

Ground Beef Burriotos

Menu Description:  Ground beef burritos with corn, tomato, black beans, red onion and queso blanco in baked flour tortillas topped with mole rojo and cilantro cream. Flavors: When I saw the dish, I was like, “wow that is one large burrito.” I was excited to break into the dish and wasn’t disappointed… there was a…

Pan Seared Salmon filet

Pan seared salmon with sweet potato zucchini sauté in a quafillo citrus broth and pineapple salsa. The large sized piece of seared salmon is in a smoky, slightly spicy citrus sauce, sprinkled with a medley of fresh and cooked veggies. Opinion: Very fresh tasting salmon for a Mexican restaurant—nice mix of fresh and sautéed vegetables—smoky,…

House Cut Chips

Over the past few years there has been a phase where restaurants have been making a conscious effort to go away from the “bagged” chips as sides to meals. We’ve seen The People’s Kitchen bring back the crunch with their chips, but Perfect Game has brought the house cut chips one step further by taking…

The Westermann

The Facts on the Dish: Sliced turkey breast, cranberry aioli, fresh avocado, cheddar cheese and red onion. Choice of wrap (white or wheat), panini, or 7-grain bread. Choice of sides includes Alexia crinkle cut French fries, Crinkle Potato Chips, Brown rice, Sugar snap peas, Broccoli florets, Whipped potatoes, or American rice pilaf. Small soup or…

Grilled Chicken Quesadilla

Grilled Chicken Quesadilla with artichoke, spinach, jack, tomato, caramelized onion with chili tomato puree and cumin cream served with vegetarian Mexican rice. Facts: Juice, marinated chicken, lots of onions… the tomato puree is thick and over powering—should be served with some thing cold and fresh to better compliment the flavors. Opinion: The quesadilla was large,…

Crispy Fired Tilapia Tacos

I first tried fish tacos on a trip to San Diego and loved them so whenever I see them on a menu, I order them. When Mezcal’s version of fish tacos arrived, I was excited, as the presentation was very interesting. Three good-sized soft corn tortillas lay open on my plate, each filled with a…

International Vanilla Ice Cream

Worcester certainly has its restaurants of culinary prestige, but for those looking to go beyond the city’s limits should travel to Rovezzi’s Ristorante in Sturbridge (technically, Fiskdale). The authentic details to every dish at Rovezzi’s are carefully selected not only to compliment traditional flavors but also to pair textures with expectation. For dessert, the International…

Crispy Fried Boneless Chicken

This plentiful boneless chicken breast is very lightly breaded and fried, served over a mashed potato (with “red jalapeno, caramelized onion, sour cream,” garlic and a blend of cheeses). The chicken’s light, yet crispy, textured batter compliments the smooth moist consistency of the chicken. Lightly cooked and cooled loose leafed spinach accompanies both the potatoes…