Chow Bella

Cafe: Gallo Blanco Cafe

When it comes to Mexican food the amount of arm-twisting required to get us to go is minimal. Perhaps if we could utilize margaritas and burritos as motivational devices we'd get more work done. That's why we're excited about Gallo Blanco Cafe.

Food Critic Michele Laudig on Gallo Blanco Cafe:

When I called Doug Robson, chef-owner of the fantastic new Gallo Blanco Café at the Clarendon Hotel, I almost expected him to ask me not to write about his restaurant.

"I wanna be just kind of quiet about it," he said, pausing to take a deep breath before talking to me in a hushed, hesitant voice. "You know, it is what it is -- simple food. Tacos are just something we eat every day in Mexico."

Wow. If I could eat like this every day, I would, too...full story

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Jonathan McNamara