Black Rooster Taqueria
Menus don’t get much more succinct – succincter? – than the one at Chi-Kin, a new quick-server in the Mills 50 district.
It’s basically chicken, as you probably phonetically guessed, and Korean fried chicken to be more precise. (Preciser?)...
|Address||813 N. Mills Ave.|
King Bao is the latest to step up to the current trend of serving bao, the Asian taco-like food delivery devices fashioned out of puffy steamed dough that resemble overweight, pale tortillas.
Just like any other bread, the dough itself isn’t the main feature; it’s what goes inside that counts.
King Bao’s menu has just two main sections: baos and tots. Because if there is any other food item that is currently as trendy as bao it’s totted potatoes....
|Address||710 N. Mills Ave|
Lazy Moon Downtown
Poke Hana is one of the more recent entries among the the local poke providers. It occupies a rather spartan but colorful spot in a storefront on East Colonial Drive in the Mills 50 district. One supposes the decor is meant to approximate a beachside shack somewhere in Hawaii. There are long narrow tables (too narrow, really, for two people to sit across from one another) with yellow and white metal chairs that no one would ever look at and think, "Boy, those sure look comfortable." Touches of neon, ceiling fans with a rattan look, and a projector splashing a video of surfers on one of the walls completes the Maui-like mien....
|Address||1225 E. Colonial Drive|
It’s a full service restaurant with a spartan but tasteful decor and exceptionally friendly service. I stopped in for a quick lunch just to check the place out and ordered the Mussaman Curry with chicken. Although the dish’s listing on the menu has a chili pepper next to it, this mussaman was mild, which is actually the way it should be. It has as its base a creamy coconut milk that’s fried with a paste filled with myriad spices, including cardamom, peppers, dried chili powder and cilantro. ...
|Address||1227 N Mills Ave|