“I surrender. Monica Pope is a genius. And her new restaurant, T'afia on Travis Street, is flat-out brilliant." ...it takes just one exquisite bite to see what Pope is up to. Every course of the tasting menu dinner features a Texas artisanal food product. While Pope is bowling you over with her dreamy flavor combinations, she's also single-handedly creating a market for organic farmers, small cheese makers, specialty ranchers and local chocolate makers."