Go for Goat: Advocating for an under-appreciated protein with chef Alan Bergo

I will never forget the Barbacoa de Chivo at Tacqueria La Huasteca for the rest of my taco-eating life. The goat arrived steaming hot in a shade of brilliant crimson, with long strands of fibrous meat, cordlike, intertwining and trapping the braising juices. The very first bite decorated my white shirt with a streak of murder-victim … [ Read more]

The Salt Cellar closes, new concept in the works

The Salt Cellar on Selby Avenue has closed. Jason DeRusha tweeted the news over the weekend. The throwback steakhouse helmed by forager chef Alan Bergo opened in early 2015 to reviews that ranged from middling to irritated to excoriating. The ownership group, also behind Eagle Street Grille and Ox Cart Ale House, plan to keep the space and … [ Read more]