This far-more-fashionable sister of Kopp??s Custard also makes a darn good burger ?? the more dolled up, the better. In these crisp, coolly modern surroundings (the artwork changes often), a diverse audience attacks orders of wings, nachos, bacon grilled cheese sandwiches and (if feeling semi-healthy) the pork teriyaki salad. Elsa??s also has accomplished the rare feat of making broccoli taste good.
Lively storefront space. Ease into it with a sandwich Cubano, ropa vieja (shredded flank steak), and tostones (fried plantains).
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If you’re in the mood for a relaxed morning or weekend brunch, the Cafe at the Pfister should be on your list of destinations. Whether you’d like a quick bite to eat with a Starbucks® Coffee and baked-in-house pastry or you want to stay and enjoy a breakfast specialty like a Scottish Smoked Salmon Plate or some Farm Fresh Eggs, there are options for everyone.
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Bollywood Grill heralds dishes originating from all over India. We’d recommend their Masala Dosa, which is served with sambar and coconut chutney, or their Beef Korma, a beef curry cooked in cream, raisins, cashews and herbs.
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The owners trekked the handsome old bar inside this cozy spot all the way from Boston. Known for Meatloaf Monday and for a relentlessly satisfying menu by executive chef Thi Cao, whose creations include a losbter roll to grilled hanger steak.