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Little Hippie Italy

Al Forno Ferruzza goes brick-and-mortar.


Food Reviews & Stories
Hungry, you pedal your bike to a restaurant that claims to be open daily, where you find a sign on the door that says so...right above a new sign, scrawled in marker, that reads, “Mondays closed ...   More
 
Wednesday, July 1, 2009 LIZ CRAIN

Put A Cork In It

All right, so liquor ain’t cheap, but don’t whine—make wine!


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If corked finances have you drinking more three-buck Chuck lately than is reasonably healthy, we have a solution: Making fruit and flower wines at home is easy, and can cost next to nothing. All you n ...   More
 
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 LIZ CRAIN

Beyond Vanilla

Stop sampling and start spooning before these icy summer treats melt away.


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Wednesday, June 3, 2009 LIZ CRAIN

Airlift Lunch

Chez Joly flies you to Paris and back.


Food Reviews & Stories
According to Christian Joly, owner of Northwest Broadway’s French bistro Chez Joly, if you sit in the 50-plus-seat chandeliered dining room and look toward the U.S. Customs House across the stre ...   More
 
Wednesday, April 8, 2009 LIZ CRAIN

Venus On The Halfshell

EaT’s oysters are divine.


Food Reviews & Stories
Finally, a restaurant name that’s also a command you should gladly follow. Semantics aside, the New Orleans-inspired menu of North Williams Avenue’s EaT Oyster Bar is racked with fried, st ...   More
 
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 LIZ CRAIN

Cheap Eats 2009


Food Reviews & Stories
Solid omelettes, such as the spinach, bacon and jack ($9.50) or the marinated chicken, cream cheese and black olive ($9.50), float the morning, while sandwiches ($5.50-$10.50), salads ($4-$10.75) and pasta dishes ($9.75-$10) are what’s for lunch. John Street Cafe is all about good, clean food    More
 
Wednesday, March 11, 2009 LIZ CRAIN

Cheap Eats 2009


Food Reviews & Stories
If you need to remember what good, fresh veggies taste like, Proper Eats can help. This vegan cafe-grocery is loaded with good and good-for-you food. The sesame-peanut noodles ($9) with wilted spinach, grated beet and fried tofu triangles are great. Sit on a pew or at a table, drink a beer ($4 pint,   More
 
Wednesday, March 11, 2009 LIZ CRAIN

Cheap Eats 2009


Food Reviews & Stories
This Italian bakery-cafe is bursting at the seams—with weekend dinner, last-Saturday-of-the-month zeppole (small sweet fried doughnuts, $1 for three), and daily Italian breads, pastries, sandwiches, tortas and Sicilian and Neopolitan pizza ($12-$25 pie, $2.50-$3.50 slice). You’ll burst a   More
 
Wednesday, March 11, 2009 LIZ CRAIN

Cheap Eats 2009


Food Reviews & Stories
This funky old carriage house is home to tasty sweet and savory crêpes poured, stuffed and rolled in the Airstream out back. Tour de Crepes’ tables are topped with old doors and the atmosphere is bus-your-own, kid-friendly. Not to say adults aren’t key, especially with the 3-7 pm d   More
 
Wednesday, March 11, 2009 LIZ CRAIN

Cheap Eats 2009


Food Reviews & Stories
Ohana’s Hawaiian fare is as good as what you’ll find on the islands, and sometimes even better. The Aloha Plate ($10.50) of salt-, garlic- and ginger-rubbed beef short ribs and teriyaki chicken breast with a scoop of sticky rice and mac salad is outstanding. The Spam sushi side wrapped i   More
 
Wednesday, March 11, 2009 LIZ CRAIN
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