Tag Archives: restaurant dining

Say it ain’t so Naf Naf Grill. Did you add salt and fat?

So what has happened? Has there been a drastic reformulation of Naf Naf food for the worse, or is something wrong with it’s nutrition info on-site? Continue reading

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A fun seafood restaurant in food-heavy Highwood, Il.

The atmosphere is very casual and the staff was very helpful and friendly. And the menu had several other offerings I hope to try on future visits. Continue reading

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Taco Nano, a different sort of taco place

Taco Nano won’t become a regular stop for me because I don’t know how much salt and fat are in its offerings. But it’s obviously gained a following and is worth a try if you’re looking for a different approach to Mexican food. Continue reading

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The Garden Bar in Portland — a great spot for a salad

The atmosphere was fresh and exceedingly clean with a bit of offbeat humor in a sign I really enjoyed. Continue reading

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Harvest at the Bindery — a Portland veggie gem

We had the most enthusiastic server ever. She made the meal fun and was perfectly fine dealing with my nut aversion and my request for low-salt dishes as well. Continue reading

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Denny’s Fit Fare menu — loaded with salt

Many national restaurant chains these days are trying to adjust menus to offer what they call healthier or leaner meals. It’s a tall order to full when their menu planners remain addicted to salt! I ran into this with Applebee’s last year and just came … Continue reading

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Jenny’s will take you back—to 2001?

There’s a two-pound Porterhouse that I might have tackled before my angioplasty. Those were the days. But for today, Jenny’s little filet is great for me. Continue reading

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A Chicago north suburban favorite reborn — Kappy’s

Kappy’s has been in the Chicago suburb of Morton Grove for more than 30 years and was the kind of old-school diner that had the spinning dessert refrigerator in the front with massive cakes and pies in it all the time. … Continue reading

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Farm-to-table claims — again it’s buyer beware

My personal gripe with farm-to-table places near me is their menus still seem crammed with high-salt, high-fat dishes, no matter where they’re getting their other ingredients. Continue reading

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Eating at Asian restaurants with their high-salt options — here’s some alternatives

I think for me, Asian food will continue to mean items I cook at home myself. Continue reading

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