Cafe Delphi Greek and Lebanese Restaurant's proprietor, Mir Hassan, and expert chefs take taste buds on culinary tours of the cradle of humanity with an extensive menu of delicious Mediterranean delights. Paying homage to the ancient Greek tradition of filling up on breadsticks, appetizers prelude Near Eastern feastings with tantalizing dishes such as the fried-cheese or grilled-eggplant musaka. On main plates, Mediterranean samplers unite cabbage rolls, kibbeh, and a choice of chicken shawarma or gyros with meat tastefully dressed in a cape of grape leaves. In addition to tasty terrestrial meats, tongues swoon over sea specialties and vegetable entrees such as the Delphi’s fish topped with special pasta sauce and served with hummus and rice, or the vegetarian plate, a tasty mélange of hummus, musaka, spinach pie, and feta salad.
Centered around a selection of the classic New Orleans sandwiches, Crescent Kitchen Poboys and Seafood's cooks assemble nine types of po' boys lined with ingredients such as fried crayfish, oysters, and shrimp. More unusual offerings include roast beef and meatballs. These sandwiches, along with seafood platters featuring fried catfish, oysters, or shrimp, can be paired with sides such as golden-brown hush puppies and tangy fried pickles.
A homegrown success story with a slew of awards and nearly 40 years of history, Popeyes has introduced its menu of Louisiana eats to taste seekers around the globe. Rather than downloading low-quality, unsatisfying meals through the Internet, packs can pick up Popeyes’ family-style meals, pairing eight pieces of Cajun fried chicken with four buttermilk biscuits and a side of award-winning rice and beans ($16.99). A po boy stuffed with crunchy shrimp ($3.49) makes a splash in lunchboxes, and chicken nuggets ($2.49 for six pieces) surf into mouths on waves of refreshing sweet tea ($2.99/gal.).
An international appeaser of frozen-fare addictions, Yogen Früz sates savage sweet teeth with healthy frozen-yogurt options. While their flavor menu varies depending on the season, Yogen Früz’s range of treats remains consistently delicious throughout the year with options including frozen-yogurt fruit blends ($3.25+), soft-serve yogurt with toppings($2.95+) and froyo shakes or smoothies ($3.95+). Nondairy, nonfat, and low-fat options are available so everyone can savor these treats, even body-conscious free-range cattle. Smother yogurt snacks in succulent fruit and unique toppings that range from shaved coconut and chocolate to Cap'n Crunch and Fruity Cheerios ($0.50 each).
With summer barbecue season bearing down like an angry bull, this meatberg ensures July evenings scented with charcoal and satisfaction, no matter the size of your crowd. The imminent meatark of USDA-graded steaks includes four bacon-wrapped 7-ounce filets, four 7-ounce filet strips, four 8-ounce Black Angus New York strips, four 7-ounce flat-iron steaks, six half-pound pure chopped beef steaks (81/19 lean), and two 17-ounce porterhouses. Ponderosa's steaks are cut from the finest top third of the cattle class of 2010, and then flash frozen and sealed in special Cyrovac bags that preserve the meat's red perfection for up to two years with nary a spot of freezer burn. With no nasty preservatives, Ponderosa's steaks taste fresh-picked off the animal and delicious all the way down to the T-bone.