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Re: “Mystic Celt

Mystic Celt is not listed for brunch buffet deals, but it is a great place to go for a ten-dollar Sunday brunch buffet with an Irish twist. Plenty of variety with a combination of breakfast and lunch options, including corned beef, roast beef and lamb. Very child-friendly, lots of toddlers abound and they provide crayons, coloring and some cheap menu items for kids (but don't order the pasta). Nice spot to take a family for a quality meal on a budget.

Posted by Jennifer Rucker on 05/15/2006 at 7:03 AM

Re: “Agami

Very inventive maki, and the two we had were quite good. The sushi was fine, although the sushi with toppings try to do it like Kaze Sushi and fall quite short. The miso marinated cod was awesome, and the braised short ribs were terrible. The ambiance of the restaurant, however, was like a nightclub, and this would be a great place to see and be seen late at night with a group of friends. Watch your wallet, because this place is very expensive, and our bill for two was almost 100 dollars and we didn't even have drinks!

Posted by Jennifer Rucker on 05/15/2006 at 6:57 AM

Re: “Francesca's on Bryn Mawr

 

Posted by Jennifer Rucker on 04/25/2006 at 8:44 AM

Re: “A Taste of Heaven

I didn't know that a Taste of Heaven served Sunday brunch, but they do and it is, hands down, DELICIOUS. The portions are larger than one would expect, and the combination of flavors within traditional brunch items was exceptional. Great value for a Sunday morning.

Posted by Jennifer Rucker on 04/17/2006 at 8:04 AM

The small space is well designed to comfortably accommodate more tables than you would expect. It has a romantic, cozy feel and lots of purple and silver tones. The service is very good and informative.
As for the food, T-Spot is like many other new sushi restaurants that have opened recently. It does not offer much more than your standard menu, although the make-your-own tartare and sauce appetizer was interesting and quite good. The lumpia, although pegged 'mom's recipe' was pleasantly spicy, but paying $5 for two lumpia rolls seemed a bit much.
The tea is the other piece of this restaurant's theme that is different. Many selections abound, and for about 6 dollars you and a friend can share a pot of tea that you cannot necessarily find elsewhere. The place is BYO, but the corkage fee is too high to make it worth bringing an inexpensive wine in with you. As much as I liked the decor and the service, my friend and I both agreed that we did not think it was going to last, especially considering the sudden growth of restaurants within the two-block radius.

Posted by Jennifer Rucker on 03/18/2006 at 10:48 AM

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