Ample Portions Anytime

August 31, 2006

They bill themselves as a family restaurant with a Greek flair, but the menu at Nick’s Patio is book-length and offers something for most any taste. The décor is nothing to write home about but the portions don’t leave room for dessert – you might try sharing a meal so you can split a piece […]

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China Garden: Egg Roll?…Yes. Cell Phone?…No

August 27, 2006

You enter China Garden restaurant by descending a wide and winding staircase and are greeted by an aquarium – once reading the newspaper articles on the wall you’ll appreciate the symbolism of this to the owner. After overcoming our waitresses slight “no soup for you” personality (think Seinfeld), we enjoyed our plum wine and sake […]

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Mazatlan: Salsa Verde…mmmm

August 2, 2006

A Friday night, a full parking lot, and a 30 minute wait for a non-smoking table. We opted for the smoking section in the bar and were quickly seated at the only remaining open table. The decor in the bar area of Beto’s Original Mazatlan on McKinley in Mishawaka was typical of any bar area: […]

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Pasquale Rulli’s – Mishawaka’s Little Italy?

July 23, 2006

While the chain restaurants popping up almost daily along Main and Grape are great additions to the area, can you go wrong with one of our many mom and pop establishments? A recent visit to Mishawaka’s Pasquale Rulli’s says no. The atmosphere is Little Italy all the way with walls covered in family photos and […]

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