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Social Hall

Visited 17 Jan. 2018. It was a warm sunny afternoon, so we chose to sit in the courtyard (as it is unpaved, I do not call it a patio). There … Continue reading

February 25, 2018 · Leave a comment

Tempe Public Market Cafe

Visited 13 Jan. 2018. Revisit 23 Feb. 2018 This cafe opened yesterday but we decided to brave opening jitters and give it a go for brunch hoping for less crowded … Continue reading

January 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

Macayo’s Depot Cantina

Visited 13 June, 2016. The patio is extremely loud as you enter the restaurant even though there was no one sitting out there. Once inside, the noise level was acceptable. … Continue reading

June 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Tasty Kabob

Visited most recently on 3 June, 2016. This is a hidden gem, a very good Persian restaurant hidden in the corner of an unassuming little strip mall. I have had … Continue reading

June 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Ocean Blue Caribbean Restaurant & Bar

Visited on Feb. 8, 2014. We decided to give this tiny little restaurant a try for Saturday linner. The tables were not cleaned off so there was very little choice … Continue reading

February 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Yupha’s Thai Kitchen

Visited on May 30, 2013. Hidden in a strip mall next to a “dollar” theatre is a little Thai restaurant with great food. We started with the Siam Wraps, ground … Continue reading

May 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Siamese Cat

Visited on Aug. 29, 2012. Catching up on some that I did not have a chance to write ¬†before. This place is consistent and was the first restaurant serving any … Continue reading

October 4, 2012 · 2 Comments


Visited on 7/11/12. Our recent visit to the new Indian restaurant was a pleasant experience. The service was prompt and attentive. We started with the vegetable samosa. The pastry was … Continue reading

July 16, 2012 · Leave a comment

Mac’s Broiler & Tap

Visited on 6/23/12. So, the return to Mac’s came today and the experience was so drastically different that I felt it deserved a new post rather than just an update. … Continue reading

June 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Boulders on Broadway

Visited on 6/19/12. We went here for lunch on a Tuesday, it was very quiet all through lunch which we ended around 1 pm. The starter was called pizza nuggets. … Continue reading

June 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Siamese Cat

Numerous visits, most recent 6/5/12. This long time neighborhood favorite ¬†has been serving up pretty good Thai food consistently for over 20 years. Today we chose the panang beef and … Continue reading

June 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

Cafe Lalibela

Visit on 6/1/12. Cafe Lalibela was my introduction to Ethiopian food many years ago (when it was in Phoenix) and I became an immediate fan. Many years later and a … Continue reading

June 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Vine

Last visit May 2012; numerous visits. The south Tempe location is currently the best place in town for buffalo wings. The sauce is as hot as you likem has a … Continue reading

May 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

Taste of Tops

Visited 5/26/12. Warning, this place has no food. So why is a place with no food in my flog? Since drink is often associated with food and this place is … Continue reading

May 27, 2012 · Leave a comment