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Thursday, May 31, 2012

Short Orders

Riverwest's Centro Café (808 E. Center St.) opened its doors in mid-2009 and quickly became a popular spot for casual Italian fare—so popular, in fact, that the small restaurant was overflowing with customers. An expansion allowed Centro...
Thursday, May 31, 2012

Top East Indian cuisine for a low price

Many people like Bombay Sweets for its simplicity: There is no table service, plates and cutlery are made of plastic, and the offerings are strictly vegetarian. The food is very good—some of the very best East Indian cuisine in the area...
Thursday, May 24, 2012
The borders between Asian restaurants are blurring, as Japanese sushi bars now are often found in places that specialize in Chinese and Thai food. The reverse situation occurs at Kyoto (7453 W. Layton Ave.), a Japanese restaurant that also serves some...
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Most food trucks are restricted by their size; it's difficult, if not impossible, for a cramped kitchen on wheels to offer a very big menu. That's not a concern at Fast Foodie, though. If anything, the local traveling kitchen was too big: a...
Thursday, April 19, 2012

Small-plate dining finds its roots

Many restaurants serve a version of tapas, the small-plate concept that originated in Spain, but most wander far away from tapas' roots in the Iberian Peninsula. Don Quijote was true to form, but it closed a few years ago...
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
A full-sized airplane is skillfully integrated into the front marquee of Amelia's, fittingly situated across the street from the airport. “Amelia” references the glorious aviator Earhart, of course...
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Hue 2691 S. Kinnickinnic Ave. The décor at Hue is simply elegant from the small bar to the dining room. Start with an...
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Beans & Barley 1901 E. North Ave. OK, they are not strictly vegetarian, serving chicken and fish, too. But Beans & Barley has long...

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