Local Cuban Cafe, Chi Chi’s Cafe, Closing Doors

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Chi Chi’s Cafe On Sunday, July 12, 2020, local Cuban cafe, Chi Chi’s Cafe, announced via Facebook that they would be closing their doors effective Monday, July 13, 2020, due to the “COVID storm.” The subsequent fallout of COVID-19, staffing challenges, delivery partner fees, and revenue drop are among some of the reasons that the owners, Rafael and Donna Diaz, … Continue reading Local Cuban Cafe, Chi Chi’s Cafe, Closing Doors

Round Up of Indian Restaurants in Tallahassee

By The Tally Wire staff | Photo: Amirali Mirhashemian The Tally Wire has rounded up all of the Indian restaurants here in Tallahassee. Get your butter dosa, naan, chicken tikka masala, and mango lassi fix at one of these spots! Essence of India — Essence of India, located at 1105 Apalachee Parkway, serves an exotic cuisine “reflecting the authentic Indian food with myriad blending of … Continue reading Round Up of Indian Restaurants in Tallahassee

Celebrate Locally-Sourced Food in Tallahassee at 7 Days of Local Delights

By The Tally Wire Staff | Photo: Megan Thomas Next week, from January 19, 2020 to January 26, 2020, Tallahassee foodies have the opportunity to taste all the tastiness that locally-grown food offers here in town during this year’s Seven Days of Local Delights. The Seven Days of Local Delights event, which is hosted by the Red Hills Small Farm Alliance, is an annual, week-long, … Continue reading Celebrate Locally-Sourced Food in Tallahassee at 7 Days of Local Delights

7 Forgotten Southern Comfort Food Dishes to Make

By Cristi McKee | Photo: The Pioneer Woman Several dishes and sides are classic Tallahassee comfort foods like macaroni and cheese, venison, and potato salad. Years ago, however, these yummy sides and meals were not go-to dishes to make for a family get-together or to bring to a party. Check out these 7 forgotten comfort food dishes that used to be hits in the southern … Continue reading 7 Forgotten Southern Comfort Food Dishes to Make

Historic Tallahassee Restaurant Ma Mary’s Reopening After 20 Years

By Cristi McKee | Photo: TC Confections On July 16, 2019, it was announced that the historic Tallahassee restaurant, Ma Mary’s, will be reopening its doors, 20 years after its initial closure, as TC Bakery Featuring Ma Mary’s Kitchen next month on August 3, 2019.  Behind this re-opening is Jennifer Young, who is the late Tommie C. Williams’ daughter (the original co-owner of Ma Mary’s). Young … Continue reading Historic Tallahassee Restaurant Ma Mary’s Reopening After 20 Years