It's all about suburbia today. After reviewing Street Kitchen Asian Bistro, Laura Shunk went on a hunt for the "Five best places for lunch near the Tech Center," which inspired a number of suggestions -- some of them ethnic joints, which she'd said were in short supply in the southern 'burbs. The news that theEpic Burgers (formerly Fat Burgers) had closed brought up more thoughts about food in suburbia, including the California-based Mikuni Sushi, which had opened with such fanfare in the Vistas at Park Meadows: "Mikuni Sushi. Majestic. Massive. Magnificent," pronounced Mikuni's website. And no more.
Like the Counter before it, Mikuni quietly closed its doors. And California Cafe, one of the original tenants at Park Meadows, did not renew its lease for 2012.
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Park Meadows could use some new food spots, and that's a prime location due to IKEA's crowds. Hope they move out their crap ASAP. P.S. I really do miss the REAL Fatburger...sad it had so much drama in Colorado. Guess it's one of those places that goes back to being vacation only, ala In-N-Out Burger.
What's your favorite restaurant in the southern suburbs? What's your favorite ethnic joint? Post your suggestions below, or join the conversation already under way here.
For other sushi spots -- all over the metro areas -- see Laura Shunk's recent list of the Ten best sushi restaurants.