Italian and Turkish flavors mingle seamlessly at Turquoise Grill, where the menu spotlights Moroccan chicken breast, pan-seared tilapia, and calzones stuffed with tender gyros meat and mozzarella. Other options include vegetarian kebabs and falafel sandwiches, as well as burgers and brick-oven pizzas. The restaurant also hosts special events, from wedding showers to the celebration of your toddler's first chess victory. If you dine in, you'll be treated to live jazz from musician Chris Mitchell, who breaks out his instruments every Monday-Wednesday night.
Start off your dinner at The Chelsea with menu signatures such as an appetizer tower of fried onion rings ($8) or sweet potato won tons with ricotta, pecans, sage, and honey ($9). For the main meat attraction, try the buffalo meatloaf with mashed potatoes and green beans ($12) or the fried chicken sandwich, topped with sautéed basil cream sauce and artichoke hearts, capers, shitake mushrooms, and parmesan sided with The Chelsea's crispy shoestring mix of white and sweet potatoes ($11). Test the eating waters with a light and satisfying grilled-shrimp spinach salad topped with manchego, kalamata olives, orange segments, and pink peppercorn vinaigrette ($11), or give weary taste buds a reason to taste again with a cup of Raul's chili ($5).
Beaucoup Bar & Grill's menu of heat-infused foodstuffs blends fresh ingredients and homemade recipes to give diners a taste of true-to-roots Cajun dishes. Begin the down-south chow down with a serving of golden toasted crawfish bread ($7), or a serving of simmered chicken, okra, and sausage gumbo ($6), before enjoying a Louisiana-inspired shrimp po' boy, dressed to impress with lettuce and tomatoes, and accompanied by a sultry seasoned-fries dinner date ($11). Customers can wash down Beaucoup's creole confections with a refreshing soft drink or one of the restaurant's self-made organic specialty drinks, such as the apricot iced tea ($2) or the Beaucoupberry lemonade, a tasteful combo of blueberries, lemons, and Cajun swagger ($2.60).
Demeris Bar-B-Q slathers meats and fingers with a plethora of tasty barbecue-sauce-laden menu items. Serve a family or a family of squirrels with the barbecue dinner, which pairs one, two, or three sauce-smothered servings of beef, sausage, chicken, ribs, chicken breast, or jalapeño sausage with a choice of two sides ($10.25+). A half-pound patty naps between comfy layers of cheddar cheese, bacon, an onion ring, and a sourdough bun inside the Hoffy burger ($6.95–$8.45, at the Shepherd Drive and Northwest Mall locations only), and butter, sour cream, cheese, and chives shower a hearty baked potato ($4.45). Escort a saucy selection with a side of jalapeño corn, barbecue baked beans, or seasoned green beans ($1.70 each). The mississippi-mud ice-cream pie helps patrons cool down their spice-slathered taste buds without sky diving with their mouths open ($4.60).
Kobecue combines flavors from the far east of Asia with those popular in the American southwest. Nowhere is this marriage more evident than its fusion tacos, where short ribs and spicy pork come dressed with onion, cilantro, and Kobecue's special sauces, and stuffed inside white corn tortillas or a self-addressed envelope. Those same meats can also be found in a hot stone bowl, sizzling just above a bed of rice and just below a fried egg, it's yolk begging to be broken and mixed in to a custom-chosen selection of veggies and scratch-made sauces. Kobecue’s signature burgers, meanwhile, feature bibimbob sirloin beef in place of a traditional patty, and arrive topped with spicy mayonnaise and all the fixings, while their Korean barbecue plates make a hefty meal out of angus steaks and short ribs served with rice, soup, and vegetables.
Intrepid wing-seekers can slide into King of Wings and wrap their fingers around perfectly sauced wings as well as other scrumptious casual-fare selections. Starting with shareable appetizers, diners can sink incisors into hot chili-cheese fries or practice their fencing technique with the mozzarella sticks. Wings arrive basking in the warm embrace of eight different sauces, such as lemon pepper, hickory barbecue, or chicken. Main courses of tasty protein-packed morsels napping between bread cushions delight patrons, allowing them to nosh on the smoked-cheddar-and-bacon burger or the gyro, all served with fresh-cut regular or sweet-potato fries.