Behind the sushi bar at Suishin Restaurant, chefs prepare hand rolls from a menu of more than 50 different kinds of sushi for onlookers, positioning each piece of sushi and sashimi in artistic displays inside a glass case. At dark-wood tables with leather chairs, sprays of steam blossom from pots of broth, in which crab meat, beef, and vegetables cook. The communal style of eating fuels chatter, which floats past a full bar with purple lighting and sand-hued brick walls. The modern decor complements sleek bento boxes, whose compartments brim with sushi and shrimp tempura. On an outdoor patio, chopsticks click together with the sound of a tap dancer having a pleasant dream, pulling noodles from bowls of ramen-noodle soup.
When the first Sarku Japan location opened its doors more than 25 years ago, few people were conscious about the benefits of eating foods without trans fat, MSG, or Play-Doh. With strict standards that call for fresh ingredients and eschew potentially harmful unsaturated fats and additives, the chain has since expanded to more than 200 locations throughout the United States and South America.
The trick to the franchise's rapid success may lie in its ability to prepare traditional teppanyaki grilled seafood and meat without sacrificing nutrition and quality. Cooks prep everything made-to-order, using fresh vegetables and vegetable oil, even in their tempura breaded shrimp. Some locations feature a sushi bar, where chefs hand-roll sushi.
Cure your sushi craving at Osaka Sushi and Hibachi Steakhouse, an upscale sushi restaurant.
The whole family can enjoy a meal at this sushi spot with its kid-friendly fare.
At this sushi spot, you can work your arms a little. Pick up the food yourself and carry it out.
We don't expect you to keep driving around the block to find metered parking. We've got some space for you here.
Prices are a bit on the higher side, so this might be a good pick for a special night out.
Make your way over to Osaka Sushi and Hibachi Steakhouse for lunch or dinner and enjoy some signature and classic sushi rolls.
Wine and dine at Red Lantern Sushi Bar in White Bear Lake.
Red Lantern Sushi Bar is completely informal — dress as you see fit (and are most comfortable).
Don't be afraid to enjoy your food on the go — this restaurant offers takeout for your busy schedule.
Parking has never been easier at Red Lantern Sushi Bar, a restaurant located near a variety of parking selections.
Red Lantern Sushi Bar is home to many cyclists who appreciate the parking racks outside.
Meals at Red Lantern Sushi Bar are moderately priced — most diners spend about $30 per person.
Lilly's – A Kentucky Bistro: A User's Guide
Southern-Inspired Food | Local Ingredients | Food Network–Lauded Grits | Acclaimed Chef
Starter: Red-wine poached-pear salad with Boone Creek blue cheese, cranberry-pear balsamic, and housemade granola
Entree: Pappy Van Winkle dinner scallops with loaded grits, Southern collards, and rosemary-lobster cream
Dessert: bread pudding with hot-toddy sauce
What to Drink: Befitting of a place that’s a stone’s throw from Bourbon Country, there's a lengthy list of authentic bourbons to indulge in. If bourbon's not your thing, there’s also an award-winning wine list and a selection of cocktails to whet your whistle. Whatever you order, be thankful for it; back in 1988, Lilly's opened without so much as a wine license.
When to Go: If you’re not in the mood for a big entree, head in on Wednesday evening to take advantage of the Small Plate Wednesday menu, which showcases a rotating selection of shareable farm-to-table dishes. You’ll also likely be treated to a 50% discount on selected bottles of fine wine.
Who's in the Kitchen? Since opening Lilly's, chef-owner Kathy Cary has become something of a regional icon, garnering acclaim for her creative use of organic veggies, free-range beef, and artisanal cheeses. She even landed a feature spot on Food Network's FoodNation with Bobby Flay, where she touted her creamy Kentucky grits and gourmet fried-green tomatoes. Recognized as a pioneer in the farm-to-table movement, Chef Cary prides herself on an unbending loyalty to local purveyors within a 90-minute drive of the city.
While You're Waiting
Munch on the complimentary basket of sourdough potato bread, which comes with a carafe of rosemary olive oil. The only way to get butter to the table is by requesting it, or by smuggling it in with a flask.
Soak in the sun in the main dining room. The large floor-to-ceiling windows suffuse the space with natural light and offer prime views of the bustling pedestrian activity on the corner of Bardstown and Patterson.
If You Can’t Stick Around: When a full meal just doesn't fit into your schedule, stop into La Peche, a gourmet to-go café that operates in what used to be one of Lilly's private rooms. Chef Cary opened the original La Peche in 1979, and she serves up some old-time favorites such as the strawberry pie.
Fill up on fries and other comfort food at CRAVE - LaSalle Plaza, a savory spot for American cuisine.
CRAVE - LaSalle Plaza is creating great gluten-free versions of its best dishes.
Complement your meal with a beer or wine from this restaurant's delightful drink menu.
This restaurant is more than willing to accommodate families, so kids are welcome to tag along.
Sometimes it's annoying to plan events for big groups, and sometimes it's easy with great restaurants like CRAVE - LaSalle Plaza helping you out.
Patio tables and chairs are ready for CRAVE - LaSalle Plaza diners who prefer their meals al fresco.
Don't go off the grid! With the free wifi at CRAVE - LaSalle Plaza, you can surf the web and get some work done.
Perfect for an after-work outing, CRAVE - LaSalle Plaza won't require you to change outfits before dining as the dress here is super casual.
If you're strapped for time, take out food from this restaurant.
CRAVE - LaSalle Plaza can also cater your next party; call today for details.
Drivers will love the convenience of a parking lot with valet service near CRAVE - LaSalle Plaza.
Bike parking is also available outside the restaurant.
Take a break from the kitchen without breaking the bank! CRAVE - LaSalle Plaza will fill you up with top-notch fare that s modestly priced.
CRAVE - LaSalle Plaza accepts major credit cards, including Discovery and AMEX.
Treat yourself to breakfast, lunch, and dinner all in one place
the restaurant offers three main meals a day, though dinner is the real winner.
When you're feeling hungry, head on over to CRAVE - LaSalle Plaza and indulge in a tasty and innovative American dish.
When you're feeling hungry, come satisfy your hunger with some tasty and trendy American eats from CRAVE - LaSalle Plaza.