Wednesday, January 28, 2004

Thai me up

Posted By on Wed, Jan 28, 2004 at 12:00 AM

Friendly but unassuming environment, great food, low prices and immense portions. Service is not top-notch, but it's the food you're coming for. Although quality varies from dish to dish, soups such as Tom Kha and Tom Yum are delicious, and more excellent soups are hidden in the “Noodles” section of the menu. It's closed on Sundays and does not serve alcohol, but come for lunch and you'll find that entrées are a buck cheaper.

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Wednesday, January 21, 2004

Faves & surprises

Posted By on Wed, Jan 21, 2004 at 12:00 AM

Proprietor Sameer Eid has been serving meticulously prepared mideastern food to the locals since 1970. He knows his way around the market and the kitchen, and gives a more sophisticated spin to the well-known litany of shish kebab, shish kafta, baked kibbee and lamb chops. Seafood dishes are also specialties.

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Wednesday, January 14, 2004

Sweet and Downtown

Posted By on Wed, Jan 14, 2004 at 12:00 AM

Sweet Lorraine’s has been an area mainstay for years. Their long-awaited restaurant in the Courtyard by Marriott features food that is not quite as fabulous as in the ’burbs, but restauranteur Lorraine Platman has brought her customers’ veteran favorites downtown, such as maple-cured salmon, pecan chicken and other culinary delights. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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