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Drink 2008


Food Reviews & Stories
This low-lit, sophisticatedly spartan space has evolved from the default waiting area for a table at Yoko's to a linger-worthy destination. You'll find a few beers on tap, but the sassy sake-based concoctions and specialty cocktail offerings feel more in sync with the ambient light and sound. If you   More
 
Wednesday, May 21, 2008 Laura Atkinson

Drink 2008


Food Reviews & Stories
As you descend the stairs into this tucked-away "hybrid gallery and lounge" space (its description, not ours), you may feel as if you've tapped the trick wall that rotates you into an alternate world from Old Town proper. Seductively appointed with sultry lighting, plush couches, the throbbing beat   More
 
Wednesday, May 21, 2008 Laura Atkinson

Drink 2008


Food Reviews & Stories
No worries about wandering into this airy yet cozy space alone. An indulgent array of niche magazines—for perusal and purchase–can serve as stimulating companions while sipping a wine from PC's small but well-chosen list. Pair that glass or a pint with one of the sweet or savory cr&ecir   More
 
Wednesday, May 21, 2008 Laura Atkinson

Drink 2008


Food Reviews & Stories
Everything about this place exudes warmth—warm colors, warm lighting, warm wood decor, warm and winsome staff…and warm sake, of course, although many of the artisanal offerings are best served cold. How to decide? The extensive textbooklike sake menu makes you feel like an instant exper   More
 
Wednesday, May 21, 2008 Laura Atkinson

Cheap Eats 2008


Food Reviews & Stories
Sleekly decorated Milo’s maintains a great breakfast rep, but this casual cafe’s lunch and dinner options are well worth investigating. A serving of their chunky Hungarian mushroom soup ($3.50 for a cup, $5.50 for a bowl) or the spinach salad ($5-$7), dressed with a light lemony vinaigre   More
 
Tuesday, November 30, 1999 Laura Atkinson

Cheap Eats 2008


Food Reviews & Stories
Vita boasts a comfy neighborhood vibe and a tantalizing range of dishes, from classic American diner fare to savory ethnic plates. While a few healthy meat options are offered, the kitchen specializes in thoughtfully conceived veggie/vegan fare. Enjoy the best of both worlds with hearty mimics like    More
 
Tuesday, November 30, 1999 Laura Atkinson

Cheap Eats 2008


Food Reviews & Stories
In the midst of a must-have-meat kind of day? Head straight to friendly Ohana, where sparse but sunny surroundings make room for a bounty of generously portioned broiled and barbied dishes. The slow-roasted kalua pig ($8) is lip-smackingly succulent. Beef, chicken and fish are likewise seasoned, sal   More
 
Tuesday, November 30, 1999 Laura Atkinson

Cheap Eats 2008


Food Reviews & Stories
Landlord won’t let you have pets? Get your weekly dog fix from Zach’s Shack, Hawthorne’s beloved neighborhood late-night wiener hook-up. We love Zach, a Maryland émigré, for his outdoor ping-pong, tabletop Ms. Pac Man and killer tunes on the jukebox. But more than any   More
 
Tuesday, November 30, 1999 Laura Atkinson

Cheap Eats 2008


Food Reviews & Stories
This friendly old-school fixture skips the frills to focus on quick service of their flavorful fare. Their gyros plate ($9.25) is a sampling of what they do best: Tender, savory roasted meat and lip-smacking tzatziki, served with all the anticipated accoutrements. The moussaka portion ($5.25) is not   More
 
Tuesday, November 30, 1999 Laura Atkinson
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