Chalkboard Artist Extraordinaire

David WilhelmBooze & Bites6 Comments

In each of our restaurants we have chalkboards that we use to advertise and promote special events along with seasonal food and beverage offerings. The challenge we were facing though was finding someone in each area with the talent to keep these looking good. I mentioned earlier that at JFAT we like to do business with local vendors like fisherman, … Read More

Barbecue Spiced Salmon

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Pacific Salmon is both a delicious and responsible choice Summertime barbecues shouldn’t be limited to burgers, dogs, ribs and steaks. One of my favorite seafood dishes is fresh salmon grilled with a little BBQ spice blend. The sweet, salty and spicy spice mix is the perfect complement for the richness of our omega-rich, finned friends from the Pacific Northwest and … Read More

Nashville Chicken Sandwich

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JFAT fans rave over our new ‘Nashville Hot’ Chicken Sandwich Who knew? What began as a regional specialty has turned into a national trend over that past couple years. Nashville hot chicken has caught on like wildfire, with ‘hot chicken’ restaurants popping up across the country””not to mention the 8 hot chicken restaurants that you can find in Nashville alone. … Read More

Burger and a beer… A perfect pair

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Burgers and beer are two of our passions here at JFAT and when combined there’s nothing that resembles comfort food more than B&B. Our burgers are as simple or as complex as you want them to be but they all start with the most important ingredient…a half-pound of specially seasoned, freshly ground Certified Angus Beef. You can order our basic Classic … Read More

Watermelon Maggies

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Nothing is more synonymous with summer than watermelons, but given that it’s pretty much 100% water it’s easy to get filled up eating it. I’d rather save room for all those great burgers, dogs and ribs coming hot off my smokin’ grill so I get my watermelon fix in another much more delicious way. I combine it with my favorite … Read More

A Short History of Happy Hour

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There’s nothing better after a hard day’s work than relaxing with friends while enjoying cocktails with some quick, savory, and delicious finger food. So, before this work day is over, we wanted to share with you a little bit of history about where the term “Happy Hour” comes from… The term itself comes from American Navy slang following WWI. “Happy … Read More

Seared Foie Gras… A Controversial New American Classic

David WilhelmBooze & Bites3 Comments

Someone asked me the other day what some of my favorite foods were and the first thing that came to mind was a dish that always promises to draw out comments… Foie gras. French chef Jean-Joseph Clause is credited for creating and popularizing pâté de foie gras in 1779 in Strasbourg, however, its origins date back far before French cooking … Read More

What makes a taco delicious? Its simplicity!

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Every time early summer arrives and the first warm, morning sun washes across me I think of the warm places I’ve spent time… and Cabo San Lucas is one of my favorite places for a quick getaway. I love hanging at the beaches walking and watching the surf, but after a morning of this, I’m ready for some icy margaritas … Read More

JFAT introduces our own branded Blonde Ale

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We’re excited to announce the debut of our new JFAT branded Blonde Ale made exclusively for us by our friends at Golden Road Brewing located in Glendale, California. This 4.8% ABV blonde brew delivers a crisp, clean taste with touches of sweetness from the honey malt along with the mild fruit and spice flavors from the German Opal hop aromatics. … Read More