So here we are a few days into Spring 2015. What does that mean? Well around the house of our cheesemonger Scott, it’s an all too brief blooming of the big cherry tree, tulips, and day lilies; hydrangeas and roses starting to leaf out; and of course unending videos of this season’s calves, kids and lambs from our favorite cheesemakers! Of course this also means that all of the fresh spring...Read More
Menu for the Week of March 16, 2015 — Celebrate St. Patty’s Day with Irish Bangers or Beer Bratwurst!
In looking for inspiration for this post, we came across this old Irish blessing for longevity — “Leave the table hungry. Leave the bed sleepy. Leave the bar thirsty.” Well, if this is the recipe for longevity, we have some problems, and we hope you do too, at least when it comes to enjoying your favorite Spotted Trotter dish with the perfect glass of wine or pint of beer...Read More
Menu for the Week of March 9, 2015 — Doggy Dogg Pop-Up at Spotted Trotter-Krog This Friday & Saturday!
Happy Spring (almost), and we hope everyone is enjoying the longer daylight hours so far! We are certainly gearing up for Spring at The Spotted Trotter and have some fun announcements to make. This Friday and Saturday from approximately 8 p.m. until 11 p.m., Doggy Dogg will be doing a pop-up in our retail space at Krog. We’ve been selling hot dogs on the weekends as fast as we can...Read More
After last week’s weather, we could not be more excited to write the word “March” in our title and say good-bye to February! Spring is almost here, which means beautiful weather, grilling out, farmers markets opening back up, and patio weather at The Cockentrice! If you haven’t been in yet, you know the menu will be changing with the seasons, so don’t miss your...Read More
Boston Butt? Otherwise known as the pork shoulder, the Boston Butt is a standard of bbq’ers and chefs alike. Do you ever wonder why it is sometimes called a “Boston Butt”? It can be confusing sometimes when going to your local store, or even better, local butcher shop (a’hem), with a recipe in hand that calls for Boston butt, and when you get there, you only see signs that say pork...Read More
Today is Fat Tuesday and for those of you contemplating some meaty goodness — Today is Your Day! Mardi Gras is French for “Fat Tuesday”, reflecting the practice of the last night of eating richer, fatty foods before the ritual fasting of the Lenten season. But really no matter what you practice, The Spotted Trotter has lots of options for you to eat rich tonight! What...Read More