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Restaurant Guide 2005


Food Reviews & Stories
Coming from a heritage of homey-ness (after all, the Family Supper sensation, another ripe project, started in the owners' living room), this trendsetting industrial-district eatery runs like a well-oiled machine. The servers—whose cheekbones, hairstyles and stylish clothes seem straight out o   More
 
Wednesday, October 19, 2005 Johanna A. Droubay

Restaurant Guide 2005


Food Reviews & Stories
A stroll past Genoa's modest abode on Southeast Belmont sparks curiosity: What lies behind those ever-closed aubergine-colored curtains? A glimpse of Genoa's tiny kitchen reveals a small staff laboring away long before the onset of the dinner hour. They're kneading dough for Tuscan-style bread, cutt   More
 
Wednesday, October 19, 2005 Johanna A. Droubay

Restaurant Guide 2005


Food Reviews & Stories
Hidden away in an unassuming Victorian on a residential street, Lemongrass packs a wholly unexpected punch. Thai novices, take note: Here, even a spiciness rating of "mild plus" can be too hot for many to handle. Fortunately, Lemongrass doesn't fool around with its fire. Tell your server you'll take   More
 
Wednesday, October 19, 2005 Johanna A. Droubay

Restaurant Guide 2005


Food Reviews & Stories
For years, culture-savvy theater- and concertgoers have made Southpark their lobby before and after shows. Its location is so good, however, this Northwestern seafood grill can slip on its on high standards. Still, the special-occasion ambience of the restaurant's high-ceilinged dining room and cozy   More
 
Wednesday, October 19, 2005 Johanna A. Droubay

Restaurant Guide 2005


Food Reviews & Stories
Tabla does everything right. Why? Because at Tabla, everything matters. From audacious preparation to flawless service and presentation to the careful positioning of a cylindrical water glass next to a rectangular flower vase, this small Mediterranean bistro doesn't miss a beat. Their generous offer   More
 
Wednesday, October 19, 2005 Johanna A. Droubay

Restaurant Guide 2005


Food Reviews & Stories
Whether you're pining for Portuguese-style pork tenderloin dressed in punchy roasted peppers and cilantro, or just begging for a burger, Lauro's got your number. Cozy but elegant, modest but with much to boast about, this Southeast sanctuary (a.k.a. WW's Restaurant of the Year 2004) knows how to coo   More
 
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