Downtown Southern Style Beans

With the coronavirus quarantine, we are seeing a lot of beans, rice, and other pantry items flying off the shelf and becoming “sold out” in many stores. Beans are the base of many foods and has a long shelf life so, of course it is a great buy. There are many recipes that call for…

Smoked Salmon Filet

There is nothing like the smell of smoked food to get your mouth watering, but it is especially fine on a brisk spring afternoon while quarantined. The pandemic may be hampering our mobility, but our imaginations, creativity, and appetites are enough to sustain us through the next few weeks. When you are pressed for time,…

Turkey Swedish Meatballs

A good meatball is tender, well-seasoned, and juicy. When we cook, we want to take you to another world. Boring is bad. Uniqueness, diversity, all good. Just like these meatballs! If I had any regrets about this recipe, it would be that I did not use my turkey sausage with the ground turkey. Instead I…

Downtown Spices

Cooking with spices. What to do with leftovers for folks who hate leftovers? For me, I don’t like to throw food away. Period. If it’s still edible it has a purpose. I am so thankful for everything that I have and every single blessing in my life, so it’s counterproductive to throw food away when…

Brown Butter Sugar Cookies

Can we talk about other-worldly treats that are slap yo mama good? I just want to put brown butter on everything? Essentially it’s just butter heated and cooked until it starts to turn brown, not burnt butter, but brown. You will know it’s there when it makes a bubbly, little foam and that caramel-e flavor…

Downtown Deviled Eggs

Deviled eggs are everyone’s favorite no matter where the diners are from. Different variations can be found in France, Hungary, Poland, and other European countries, as well as South America. Of course, you can also find this tasty appetizer downtown where we have created our own unique spin on this timeless favorite. This appetizer is…

Take a Journey Downtown

The love of flavors and the gentle art of cooking good meals are the traits of a satisfying meal. We don’t just cook for ourselves, but we also cook for the many homeless citizens of our community. They are like members of our extended family and we ensure that quality meats and exotic flavors are…

Downtown Sweet Potato Hash

Sweet potatoes are high in fiber, low in sodium, low in fat and delicious. They are definitely not a monotoned dish. Their flavors play a melody of their own especially when they are joined by an ensemble of backup players which bring their own sweet, subtle vibes. They can be enjoyed solo, as a duet,…

Who We Are

The heart, soul and culture of downtown cuisine. Downtown is the heart, the soul, the “center” of a city; it’s where the magic happens. It represents our culture. It’s upscale dining that you can eat on a paper plate. It’s that midnight cuisine when you have the shakes. It’s your soulmate when you’re lonely and…