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Taste of Homewood set for Feb. 23

By MADOLINE MARKHAM

Ruth Chris Steakhouse serves a taste of their menu at last year’s Taste of Homewood at Rosewood Hall in SOHO.

Love for Homewood can usually only be rivaled by love for a a Pastry Art baby bite, Demitri’s barbecue, a Pinches taco, a Nabeel’s gyro, an O’Henry’s coffee, a Jackson’s Cookie Dough Egg Roll, an Urban Cookhouse orange roll, or whatever your favorite Homewood dish may be. Fortunately, we can get a taste of all Homewood’s dining scene in one place once a year.

The annual Taste of Homewood event will take place Thursday, Feb. 23, 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Rosewood Hall in SOHO.

There will be food and drinks from around 50 vendors. Entertainment will be provided by Alan Barlow.

“Taste of Homewood gives you the opportunity to experience Homewood’s best in food service and catering vendors and an opportunity to socialize with other folks from Homewood,” said former Homewood Chamber of Commerce president Phillip Poole. “It’s a wonderful showcase for what our city is all about.”
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Pinches Tacos: Restaurant Showcase

By ALISON GRIZZLE

Pinches Tacos Steak Tamale

Steak tamale served at Pinches Tacos. Photo by Arden Photography.

Ty Taylor is home, and he has brought a bit of Los Angeles with him to open Pinches Tacos.

Robby Melvin said he frequents Pinches not just to support Taylor; the rich, real flavors of Pinches’ food is the Mexican he enjoys most— to eat as well as to cook.

“Everything on the menu is fresh and made from authentic recipes, and my goal is to eventually taste the entire menu,” said Melvin, Salt Catering chef and a Homewood graduate.

The menu has unique offerings such as the cactus taco and the fish taco with Veracruz coleslaw burrito. “Tamale Tuesdays brings in a regular crowd,” Taylor said. Single tamales are $3.95, and a combo tamale with rice and beans is only $7.95.   Continue reading