CT Eats

CT Eats: Battle of the barbecues: Does Sticky Lips hold up against Dino?

Just like Dino, Sticky Lips aims to capture the Americana look of old-school barbecue houses off the open road, like the ones in some motorcycle road trip movie. The difference is that Sticky Lips has way brighter lighting and a less-crowded feel.

CT Eats: Osaka, where infinite sushi rolls out onto your table

Also, they have a fish tank at both the Chili and Henrietta locations near the entrances of the restaurants, which I find morbidly hilarious, considering it’s a sushi place. Those poor guys are watching their brethren get eaten. I wonder if fish can shed tears in water...

CT Eats: Naantastic, the flawed Chipotle of Indian food

The options are also pretty much a carbon copy of Chipotle’s options, but with Indian food staples as the content instead of Mexican ones. That means you’ve got an option of choosing between naan tacos, a food bowl, or a naan wrap, filled with a protein base of lamb, chicken, cheese, or beans.

CT Eats: Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, a stronghold of Southern grub in Rochester

On the inside, Dino is a beautiful love letter to shacks and barn houses across the States’ countryside.

Cedar Mediterranean Restaurant (pita) pockets my dollar

$10 nabbed me a beautiful mix of roasted veggies, a little bit of cheese on top, my warm, doughy pita pocket, and a seltzer on the side to help bubble down this delicious Mediterranean feast.

CT Eats: Boulder Coffee, a little South Wedge cafe, rocks

Inside, the cafe is a dimly-lit hidey-hole with old-school TV sets, fluffy sofas, grandma’s favorite loveseats, and tons of table space to sit down and socialize at.

CT Eats: A tasty trip to Tsingtao House

It’s becoming a common trend in this column for me to eat Asian food on the weekly. Look man, I’m…

CT Eats: Spice is nice at Sodam Korean Restaurant

Our columnist Luis Nova heads over to Sodam to taste their selection of Korean dishes.

CT Eats: Tai Chi Bubble Tea finds its balance

I don’t know much about the actual martial art of tai chi, but I do know that Tai Chi Bubble…

CT Eats: The Soup Spoon is just a walk away

Luis takes a spicy trip to The Soup Spoon in College Town.