BYOB: Irazu

January 29, 2009 at 10:02 pm (Our Favorite Things, Uncategorized, What we are eating, What we're drinking) (, , , )

by Jane Lopes, on the Pleasures of Real Grenache

My first venture to Irazu, a Costa Rican BYOB in Bucktown, was indeed a success. The food was delicious: plentiful and hearty, perfect for the sub-zero night my friend Jesse and I chose to go. The atmosphere was casual and congenial. The service was friendly without being overbearing (pet peeve: when servers tell me their names and how they’ll be “taking care” of me this evening). But what am I really writing to rave about? Yes, the wine. (I’m so predictable!) Read the rest of this entry »

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