Asian, Brunch, Fusion, Peruvian
116 N. Grant St.
Cozy and colorful, this funky café offers an eclectic pan-Asian menu and live jazz. For something different, make a meal of the unusual appetizers (try the really delicious but fiery Himalayan potatoes). Pastas are good, too, especially the peanut noodles. Lunch specials change daily. Wine is 30 percent off on Tuesday, and beer is discounted on Wednesday. Prices: Lunch appetizers $1.95-12.95, entrées $7.25-8.95, desserts $.60-4.95; dinner appetizers $3.95-12.95, entrées $9.95-16.95, desserts $1.50-9.95 Hours: Mon-Th 11 am-10:30 pm Fri 1-11:30 pm Sat 8:30 am-11:30 pm (brunch until 2 pm) Sun 8:30 am-10:30 pm (brunch until 3 pm). Reservations recommended on weekends. Bar: Beer, wine Credit Cards: Visa, MC, AMEX Outdoor Seating: Yes
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Rush Hour Station
Asian, European, French, Fusion, Sandwiches
421 E. 3rd St.
Bloomingtonian lovers of bánh mì, those luscious French-Vietnamese fusion sandwiches of grilled meat, vegetables, and pâté layered on French bread, are in luck. This tiny strip mall shop produces delicious sandwiches (also available as wraps or sans bread, as a salad) of beef, pork, tofu, or vegetables. Choose from Lemongrass (yum!), Teriyaki, Sweet Soy, Korean, or Rush Hour Sauce, all made according to the Vietnamese owners’ secret recipes. Prices: Sandwiches $4.25-5, burgers $5.25-5.75, soup and salad $3.15-6.75 Hours: Tu-Sun 11:15 am-8 pm Bar: No Credit Cards: Visa, MC, AMEX, Disc. Outdoor Seating: No