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Re: “Mangia Mangia!

Who wrote this review an alien! Come in on Friday nights and the locals are packing the restaurant. Do you want good food or urban stuckup. this place has good food and the locals keep coming back for more!

0 likes, 5 dislikes
Posted by Joe Mama on 10/01/2010 at 9:44 PM

Re: “Sheldon's Luncheonette

comfort food in the form of sandwiches!

Posted by katie.83 on 10/01/2010 at 4:04 PM

Re: “P.F. Chang's

I've been there several times -- and have always enjoyed the food and service. Evenings are always packed...doesn't matter which day of the week. It's definitely one of my top favorites. I understand why someone would consider it "flock mentality." But, it's good. That's it.

Posted by joemichaels on 08/29/2010 at 9:35 AM

Re: “Sheldon's Luncheonette

The perfect dive! Great food and fabulous service. The owner is a little nuts but is rarely there.

Posted by jdp on 08/18/2010 at 2:14 PM

Re: “La'au's Taco Shop

Totally delicious. Be sure to get the green papaya salad on your taco/burrito/bowl. They make their flour tortillas fresh. The braised pork is outstanding, as is the corn salsa. They make their own guacamole - none of that neon green paste that tries to pass.

Posted by MuttsRule on 06/16/2010 at 1:08 PM

Re: “Motif Jazz Cafe

Loved the food - truffle coated french fries, tempura fried bacon, tasty shrimps all with nice dipping sauces. The music was outstanding and the place was comfortable with an elegant, upscale vibe. Only complaint was the noise level in the room - lots of hard reflective surfaces and chatty youngsters.

Posted by JerryS on 06/13/2010 at 12:21 PM

Re: “Dat's Italian!

My wife and I ate there last night and this summary of whats wrong with this place is the problem most small businesses have in getting started...I look at it like this my mother raised me on good home cooked italian food and it is all about the flavoring...I had the Eggplant and also sampled the meatballs and the tomatoes with mozz/basil....

I loved it the thing to remember here is you can go anywhere and get fast food or some places to have fine dining and you will pay either way for it heartburn and indegestion from fast food and pricy small portions from a fine dining establishment...

Dats Italian is like sitting down to my mothers table and her saying eat eat...JoAnn and Dennis treat you like you just came over to their house for a meal complete with the manners and hospitality of a family sit down...I do not know where Bryce is from but in my home town if you have the nerve to eat at my table and then complain about it you may find yourself in the alley behind the building with a broken leg...italian food is about eating and having family around and Dats Italian made us feel like family we will go back often...

Thanks for the experience

4 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by Colorado Springs Music Scene on 06/04/2010 at 9:31 AM

Re: “McCabe's Tavern

The curry chicken salad sandwich and the Reuben are also mighty mighty tasty!

2 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by restless native on 06/03/2010 at 2:22 PM

Re: “Borriello Brothers - Platte

I love it but quit ordering due to very slow delivery times and always getting cold pizza... it's just too expensive for that and I only live 5 blocks away... sad loss

Posted by downtowncs34 on 04/26/2010 at 6:49 AM

Re: “Paravicini's Italian Bistro

My honey and I went last Friday night to celebrate our anniversary. The Veal Tuscano and Chicken Marsala were superb. The service, however, left a lot to be desired. Our server was harried and not very attentive. We felt like we were on a production line.

4 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by IndyFlamingo on 04/21/2010 at 10:02 AM

Re: “Little London Cake Shoppe

My birthday cake was decorated perfectly! However, the inside of the cake and icing (carrot cake) left a little to be desired. It was quite dry, and the frosting layers were not up to the quality i expected. However, I would still recommend them.....maybe just not that flavor. Also, the price was great.....$40 to feed 30+ people!

Posted by miss_elesha on 04/19/2010 at 2:16 AM

Re: “Bella Panini

I've been to this restaurant quite a few times and have had great experiences every time! It's a small local spot that serves up some great italian flavor in every dish. Everything tastes very fresh and the portions are a very decent size. I also love their Bella salad with a great raspberry vinaigrette!

Posted by KatCO627 on 03/26/2010 at 2:31 AM

Re: “San Chang House

I have lived in Korea and am impressed with the authentic quality of their food, although the restaurant seems to be divided into a "Korean side" and an "American side". The Korean Bulgogi Bbque is a consistent favorite of mine. I tried to engage the Korean staff by greeting them in their own language and was ignored - smiles were superficial and not the most attentive. But the food makes up for it and I will be back again!

Posted by jwells67 on 03/25/2010 at 2:55 PM

Re: “Agia Sophia Coffee Shop & Bookstore

A quiet, gentle place overlooking Colorado Ave. with plenty of corners to disappear into with a book or your thoughts. Unassuming atmosphere, good selection of coffees and teas made a cup at a time.

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by july gal on 03/25/2010 at 2:30 PM

Re: “Savelli's Pizza

Good pizza, good calzones, both with great toppings options, but the sandwiches are GREAT. Especially the cold turkey sandwich. A fresh tasting sub with "better-than-your-average-sub" bread... crusty on the outside, soft on the inside. Simple. Casual atmosphere, friendly service, inexpensive and family friendly.

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by july gal on 03/25/2010 at 2:09 PM

Re: “Western Omelette

Amazing food, service can be slow on the weekends but it is worth the wait. The green chili kicks some heat too. I am not brave enough to handle the red chili yet. Biscuts and Gravey are devine. Love Western Omelet,

Posted by kota on 03/21/2010 at 9:36 AM

Re: “Sushi Ring

I liked it the ppl there are friendly and the fiid was good alittle bright with all the white but good

Posted by tela on 02/27/2010 at 1:53 PM

Re: “The Omelette Parlor

Love this place! really good reen chili. the staff is always on the spot. i have never waited more than ten minuets for my order. i look foward to going there everytime.

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by Skippy on 02/26/2010 at 6:24 PM

Re: “Amanda's Fonda

Found it by accident on a real estate buying trip, ended up living here. Having lived for over 50 years in CA and eaten 5-star Mexican food, I give Amandas a 4. Good, but not excellent. Was disappointed when we first went there that there was no carnitas! How can you have a Mexican restaurant without pork? However, the rest of the menu was decent, I'd say 3-stars.

Well, sometines good things happen. Amandas now has carnitas, and decent carnitas at that, my rating is now a 4. If they want a fifth star, they need to begin making their own chips, serve them warm and improve the dipping salsa. prices are reasonable, booze is tasty, good margaritas. Parking on weekends is horrible. Outdoor dining next to the creek a plus, if you can avoid the T-storms.

1 like, 3 dislikes
Posted by Rottresq on 02/11/2010 at 7:23 PM

Re: “Oscar's Tejon Street

Love the atmosphere. Very Southern. Food is pretty good. Great drink specials and occasional live music. Shrimp poboys and oysters is what I recommend

Posted by Critic101 on 02/08/2010 at 5:12 PM

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