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Review: Cafe Shish Kebab


I’ve been to Cafe Shish Kebab (the sister restaurant to Cafe Istanbul) occasionally for dinner, but was told they had a lunch special that was – yes, I’m going to say it – pretty special. For $8.95, you get three courses – a choice of appetizer, a choice of entree, and a dessert of their […]


Dewey’s Pizza: coming soon to West 5th

 Mister MooCow

Anybody know anything about the new Dewey’s Pizza going in on 5th near Northwest? The sign out front says they’re not going to open until early 2009. The website says that their menus vary by city (currently in Cleveland, Cincinnati, Dayton, Northern Kentucky, and St. Louis), but I didn’t notice any differences in my quick […]


Ringside Cafe gets new manager, menu, and more

Walker Evans Walker Evans

  The Dispatch wrote New ring general  Tuesday, November 4, 2008 BY BILL CHRONISTER Adrian Rosu has taken over the venerable Ringside Cafe at 19 N. Pearl St. Downtown, boxed up much of the boxing memorabilia and punched up the menu. “I kept the burgers that the restaurant is known for, but I’ve added a […]


Europia: Giving the People What They Want

 The Wayfarer

LifeEpicurean.com wrote Europia & Bob Corkwell: Giving the People What They Want Saturday, October 25, 2008 BY CHRIS SPINATO For many people, getting serious about wine, spirits, cigars, or good food means stretching what is already a tight budget, being snobby, or alienating the “working class” sensibilities many of us were raised with. Thankfully, those […]


New entrees stack up well at Brown Bag Deli

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Dispatch wrote New entrees stack up well with soups, sandwiches Thursday, October 23, 2008 BY JON CHRISTENSEN The forte of the Brown Bag Deli involves sandwiches, which it does as well as anyplace else. Yet the German Village establishment has begun adding one or two daily entree specials to the lineup of soups, sandwiches, […]


The Roland Pizza – A Bono ToGo Exclusive

 CMH Gourmand

Many of you are aware of Roland – prolific CU poster and predatory Bristol dancer. Some of you know that Roland has two great obsessions – Bono Pizza and White Castles. So the question was posed – much like the Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup – what if you took two great tastes – that (could) […]


Mark Pi’s new concept at South Campus Gateway

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The following discussion is about the new restaurant ideas that Mark Pi’s is bringing to the South Campus Gateway and to Powell.


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