Category: Restaurant

Eats & Emiquon & Eagles, Oh My!

This past weekend being a three day weekend, and our schedules being suspiciously empty, I had the brilliant idea that we should have a bit of family time on Sunday enjoying the tastes and sights of central Illinois in the winter. Lucky for you what follows is mostly pictures of...

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Peoria Restaurant Review: Mi Familia

That thing where you pick the paint store that’s closest to your favorite Mexican restaurant so you can go there for lunch? Yeah, we did that yesterday. Authentic Mexican Food in an Authentic Mexican Restaurant When it comes to our favorite Mexican restaurant in Peoria, there’s a split in our family....

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Peoria Restaurant Review: Hearth in the Heights

  This one’s been waiting for awhile, but I’m finally getting around to it. And it can be more professional-like, because I’ve been there several times now, for lunch and dinner, like a real restaurant reviewer. The Backstory We were in Chile when we got the horrible news that June...

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Peoria Restaurant Review: Happy Fish Sushi

Do You Like Sushi Like We Like Sushi? When Happy Fish Sushi first opened in Campustown nearly six years ago I was skeptical that a sushi restaurant could survive in that location. After all, sushi is not exactly a student-priced meal, and most of the restaurants in the area rely...

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Peoria Restaurant Review: Sugar in the Warehouse District

We Finally Make It to Sugar Yes, we have been trying to eat at Sugar for awhile now, but the lines stretching outside the door were a little intimidating, even knowing how the ordering process works. This can happen even before 6:00 on a weeknight, so at least you know...

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Restaurant Review: Breakfast at the Harvest Cafe, Delavan

The Backstory If you live in the Peoria are and haven’t heard of the Harvest Cafe yet, I don’t know where you’ve been hiding. Open since 2010, the Harvest Cafe has made a name for itself as much for its location as its food. Being in “downtown” Delavan, it is perhaps...

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Peoria Restaurant Review: Kabab G’s, Another Great Lebanese Restaurant in Peoria

If you don’t know Peoria, you might not think of it as a bastion of excellent Lebanese food. Fortunately you’d be mistaken; Peoria has long boasted a large population of Lebanese descent, and this has led to a variety of excellent choices when it comes to your craving for good...

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