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Cured: Restorative eating at stylish new Pearl venture

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Masa flash-fried oysters served atop pickled tapioca


Over on the swine side of things, the pork cheeks “poutine” was a suitable penultimate course. Tender and braised for several hours, the pork cheek was flavorful without being heavy even on its nest of shoestring fries (the spuds are available as a side for lunch). The fresh cheddar cheese curds were a sweet bonus.

A visit to Cured wouldn’t be complete without at least a peek at the dessert menu. Yes, the chocolate offering with homemade donut bread pudding, dulce de leche ice cream and a cinnamon-laced chocolate soup was heartwarming, but the cardamom and carrot “Winter” cheesecake, with quince caramel and crimson wine-poached lady apples guarantees you’ll leave Cured completely restored.

Cured

306 Pearl Pkwy
(210) 314-3929
Best Bets Masa flash-fried oysters, charcuterie boards, any vegetable dish, the muffaletta, Winter dessert
The Skinny “Smart, sustainable and seasonal” meets satisfying at this new American spot opened by chef Steve McHugh. House-cured meats are a must, but don’t miss out on the vegetables and comfort food favorites.
Hours 11am-11pm Mon-Fri, 10am-11pm Sun
Prices $8-$16 lunch, $8-$23 dinner, $18-$34 charcuterie

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