In case you didn’t pick up the Food section of today’s Washington Post, take a look here at the “First Bite” on Punk’s Backyard Grill written by the Post’s food critic Tom Sietsema. The article, entitled “Like Home, But Without the Mosquitoes” appeared in the Wednesday, May 6th newspaper and is available online.
We especially liked the shout-out to Chef Dean:
There’s a homey but also contemporary quality to a lot of the menu, which runs to creamy macaroni and cheese scattered with toasted panko (Japanese bread crumbs) and a bright Key lime pie. We are not surprised to learn that a serious chef is behind these and other recipes: Dean Maupin, the executive chef of the Clifton Inn in Charlottesville, who also trained the cooks here.