5 Local Food Experts Reveal Their Favorite SGF Dishes

July 30, 2016

We love food. We especially love all the great local restaurants Springfield has to offer. Why go to a chain when you could keep it local and help out a fellow Springfieldian’s business? There’s nothing wrong with Chili’s every now and then, but the local grub is where it’s at. We recently asked a few of our favorite local chefs about their favorite dishes in the city, not including their own restaurants, of course. Here they are!


 

Tony Ewing, Houlihan’s

Surf & Turf at Farmers Gastropub

“I took my wife there for our anniversary last year and they made us a great surf & turf. The new owner there is doing some fantastic stuff.”

What to look for from Houlihan’s

A Boulevard dinner pairing coming up that will feature a 4 course meal. Keep up with Houlihan’s on Facebook, right here!

 

 


 

vitoVito Palmietto, Vito’s Kitchen

“I Love the Fried Calamari at Hinode

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What to Look for from Vito’s

Artisan Pizza every Thursday night and a Tapas bar on First Friday with live entertainment!


 

tonygTony Garcia, Avanzare

Tuna Carpaccio at Nakato

“It is simple and delicious.“

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What to look for from Tony

Avanzare is celebrating its 14th anniversary and has a new lunch menu available now!


 

Clayton Baker from Civil Kitchen

Corn beef sandwich at Finnegan’s Wake

“One of the best corn beef sandwiches in the city for sure.”

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What to look for From Clayton

Tap Takeover as part of Craft beer week.


 

 

ncolaNicola Gilardi, Risorante Nicola

Nicola Gilardi has a tough time settling on just one dish, so he gave us several!

“It is so hard to pick just one restaurant.  I love so many different kinds of food.”

The Buffet Taj Mahal

“I love the buffet at Taj Mahal because you can try so many different flavors.”


Appetizers & a beer at Touch

Our hot sauces are in, be sure to try them when you are in next!

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“I don’t get to sit down and have a meal very much.  Being a restaurant owner is a lot like being a doctor or a realtor. You’re on call 24/7!That’s why I love to sit down and have a beer at Touch.  I can have an appetizer and a drink and be done very quickly.”


Spring Rolls at Bambu

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“The spring rolls at Bambu are always so fresh.  Very Good”


 

 

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