The Original Pancake House

By far, the most ideal day to picture pancakes, waffles or scrambled eggs and toast served with OJ or coffee is Sunday. Of course, it gets better if the previous night was a party and you woke up feeling too lazy to cook yourself any breakfast that you decide to go for a brunch. This…

Middle Eastern calling from Bishos

It is not always sunny in Philadelphia; it rained heavily that day. Our New Year plans were looking exciting as we had a big group of friends come over from Boston, Michigan and Baltimore. When all of us had started partying from the day before itself, it was only obvious that nobody would wake up…

Say sushi or say Hibachi!

I still remember that evening when my notions about sushi all came wrong when I regretted believing those who told me, “Oh, it tastes weird because it’s raw fish mixed with rice.” I had been putting off trying sushi for a long time. Of course, it sounds repulsive when you hear ‘raw fish’! But, I…

The exoticism of Bohemian Hookah Cafe

Pacing around the Clifton avenue, after a fulfilling meal, we couldn’t help but notice a small entrance located mysteriously between a commonplace bar and just another diner. Who knew that once the door opened, it would have such a long-lasting impression on our minds, that we would visit this den of comfort and flavor even…

Beachy blues at Bahama Breeze

As open we are, to going wherever one suggests, the name Bahama Breeze brought a sense of summer warmth in the cold winters of Michigan. Awaiting spring had become quite weary, so we set off to meet our springy friends at Bahama Breeze. The night was cold, windy and absolutely bone chilling. The thought of…

A Mediterranean treat at 2booli

We were in a quandary that evening. The question before us sustained itself rather longer than we had imagined. Given the beautiful, sporadic sunshine that Michigan sees, it felt breezy and pleasant. We thought we should go to the trampoline at Troy, at the arcade that houses many other kids games and indoor fun activities…

All American with Mr. B’s Food and Spirits

This one was a rather randomly chosen place to be, for we had planned to go to the Rochester Brewery to celebrate his birthday with some new ales and ciders. We kept rounding off the block desperately in search of a parking spot but believe it or not, Saturday nights can be really nasty as…