Run by chef Lenny Russo, Heartland Restaurant and Farm Direct Market takes the idea of eating locally to heart. The Lowertown establishment changes its menu often, but is constant in its dedication to local farms and culinary artisans. While the restaurant takes its name from the Midwestern fare it serves, the results are far more haute than just plain ol' hot dish.
Compared to Heartland's other flashier desserts like pot de creme or trifle, you'd think the apple cake was far too simple, too plain to warrant the $10 price. We promise you, it's anything but plain.More »