February 14, 2010 10:15 AM
We've been hearing good things about the Bangkok Tokyo Bistro that opened this last December in the former spot Pangea occupied, so Elena, Bella and I decided to check it out. Having spent my late-teens working at a local Thai restaurant, I can't say that I crave Thai on a regular basis anymore due to over-saturation. Bangkok Tokyo, however, might change that for me.
Bangkok Tokyo is a family project. Owners Eric Phothirath and Noy Luangrath are husband and wife, and they've recruited their nephew Jimmy to help with the eatery (and some of
February 9, 2010 11:50 AM
It's become a tradition, February rolls around and Chef Adam Goetz of Sample Restaurant knows it's time to start experimenting with aphrodisiacs. He pulls out his reference list of foods that are considered aphrodisiacs and asks himself, "How can I reinvent these ingredients?" Once again he has created a delicious menu which creatively incorporates almost all of the aphrodisiac foods listed on his reference list.
Couples are greeted with a chocolate covered strawberry martini. They start their feast with a trio of hors d'oeuvres including: Oyster "Rockefeller"--baked oyster with garlic
February 4, 2010 10:25 AM
There's a new tenant moving into the vacant Sahara Grill at the corner of Elmwood and Bidwell. I'm glad to see that corner get another business so soon considering it is such a hi-profile location on the street. Zetti's Pizza and Pasta has branded the location with signs, signaling their intentions to open.
At one point there was an other pizza place in the building - Just Pizza, but they eventually relocated down to the corner of Elmwood and Summer. The interior of this building is set up perfectly for a pizza joint, and if they do it right, should become a hot sit down destination.