Chatting with Chachi from Blue Cut Aprons

March 12, 2016

We sat down with one of our favorite neighbors and designers, Chachi from BlueCut Aprons, and got a look behind his fashion line, how he got started, and what his favorite thing to eat at Bestia is. So, why aprons? Give us a little scoop on how you got started and why? We’ve been in the […]

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Genevieve’s Traditional Christmas Mexican Wedding Cookies Recipe

December 22, 2015

Genevieve’s Traditional Christmas Mexican Wedding Cookies Recipe Genevieve makes these cookies every holiday for as long as she can remember. Her recipe is slightly different than most; she uses more salt and a lot more nuts. Ingredients: 8 oz butter, soft 2.2 oz powdered sugar 2 tsp vanilla extract 6 oz ground pecans 1 tsp […]

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Bestia’s Sommelier Gives Us a Taste

July 30, 2015

Ryan Ibsen, Bestia’s Sommelier gives us the scoop behind those pretty wine bottles you might spot on the tables while dining at Bestia. An assortment of the many various large format bottles that we have repurposed for use when decanting. There is a long European tradition of reusing bottles, and given how much of what […]

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When Life Gives You Lemons…

July 29, 2015

Savor Its Bitterness.   Artist Kat Poteet reveals the inspiration behind the lemon tree  sketch in the entry way.  Genevieve pushed this concept, I embraced and ran with it…The tree needed to look ancient.  We wanted it to have a twisted aspect to it.  I still imagine the lemons to be sweet (which hardly makes […]

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