Wednesday, February 24, 1999

Go bananas for beans

Posted By on Wed, Feb 24, 1999 at 12:00 AM

Jamaica, Jamaica is not just a bakery but also serves a range of West Indian takeout including dinners of meat or fish, rice, plantains, bananas and mixed vegetables -- large, filling, cheap and generally delicious. Additionally, the menu board offers kingfish and snapper, pot roast, and beef soup. You can also pick up fliers on all the current Jamaican music in town, live from Kingston.

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Wednesday, February 17, 1999

Hot and puffy pitas

Posted By on Wed, Feb 17, 1999 at 12:00 AM

Elie's menu is supplemented with a sheet of daily specials, but even the standard menu is full of unusual Middle Eastern delicacies and a dozen vegetarian entrees. A favorite for lunch, even though the supply of hot pita loaves can run short.

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Paris is Sleeping Respect is Burning

Posted By on Wed, Feb 17, 1999 at 12:00 AM

For a country where style and substance are wonderfully, hopelessly intertwined, it’s no surprise France never lost its taste for the flare-wearing fierceness of disco. While the rest of the world — okay, England — tweaks out on techno and rolls in drum ’n’ bass, Parisians, as the wealth...

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Wednesday, February 3, 1999

Fish and tricks

Posted By on Wed, Feb 3, 1999 at 12:00 AM

Waits of two or three hours on weeknights are de rigueur, and the menu is descibed as catering to the tastes of "middle america." Lots of fried dishes on the menu. Children like the show: Elephants roar, butterflies flap their wings, and every 20 minutes or so, lightning and thunder interrupt the flow of conversation.

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