Basil Cafe: A Restaurant Review

The whole point of a restaurant review is to share the place with the reader. Basil Cafe is worth sharing.  Located at 585 University Ave W., St. Paul, MN 55103 (near the intersection of Dale and University) it is a beautiful, … Continue reading

Ideal Diner: Restaurant Review.

I have graced the pages of this blog with a multitude of reviews over the last few years. Some were fascinating, most pedestrian, a few just stupid. Here’s another one to put in one of those groups as you see … Continue reading

Restaurant Review: Ichiddo Ramen Restaurant, Saint Paul. *****

My goal in reviewing places/things/books/movies is to say nice things. Lots of mediocre/crappy stuff passes by me every day and you never hear about it. But Ichiddo Ramen was fantastic, and that garners a review on this blog. Ichiddo St … Continue reading

How Does Your Restaurant Get Reviewed On This Blog?

I’m often asked that question. I always respond – well, nobody has ever asked me that question. But if they did, I’d probably tell them all of the things below the next paragraph. Please follow me on Twitter, and “Like” … Continue reading

Sea Salt Eatery: A Review By A Guy Who Doesn’t Like Fish.

That may not be completely accurate. I like Filet-O-Fish, Fish Sticks, and – well, I like shrimp, lobster, crabs, some of the fish you get when it’s properly prepared and calamari. Yes, calamari. Calamari is the food of the Gods … Continue reading