What worked: Italian and Greek meals prepared with obvious pride What needs work: The marinara sauce is too sweet. The Tip: Family owned and operated, this place is distinctly unique in atmosphere, service and quality.
What works: home-style Vietnamese cooking at fast-food prices in a family-operated establishment What needs work: Entrées should be brought to the table simultaneously or, at most, just a few minutes apart. The tip: Pho on the south side is as good as or better than what you’ll find in the Asian District.
What worked: high-quality food at lower prices What needs work: Addition of beer to the menu would complement the highly spiced cuisine. Tip: family recipes that haven’t been compromised for American tastes
What worked: excellent pizza and good signature entrees What needs work: A crisp, ultra-thin pizza crust would be a welcome additional choice. Tip: Pleasant but not fancy dining room serving a level of Italian cuisine found in much more expensive restaurants.