Angela Keaton, Liberated Space
||Sep. 3, 2007
||31 W. Southern Ave., Tempe 85282
||960 W. University Dr. #108, Tempe
|Chicago Hamburger Co.
||3749 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix
||Jewish delicatessen also endorsed by
Pat Dixon and a current supervisor who lived in Phoenix.
||2611 N. Central Ave., Phoenix 85004
||The menu and decor harken back to the
early '60s. I dined there once on a date – not The Barnburner. At the time,
it was the most expensive meal I'd ever paid for, but the whole affair was
so swanky and enjoyable, the cost was worth it.
||921 E. University Dr., Tempe 85281-4205
||Reputedly run by the numbers boss of
Phoenix. A great late-night location to get a slice of pizza or
fries in gravy.
||The Van Buren Avenue location is the
first restaurant I ate at after I moved into the nearby apartment complex.
Also endorsed by The Burnburner.
||4231 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix
||The house walnut-gorganzola salad is
absolutely the best salad I've ever eaten.
Polo Supper Club
||2616 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix
||The Barnburner lived in San Francisco
for several years and was something of a conisseur of Asian food.
This was one of her favorite restaurants. One day she was in an minor
auto collision and in need of cheering up. I took her to Marco Polo.
So what happens? We get the world's most flamingly gay waiter. And
he's rude to The Barnburner. In retaliation, I didn't tip on a $50
restaurant bill. We didn't go back there after that. But the food's
|Oregano's Pizza Bistro
||Six metro locations
|Phoenix House of Pizza &Subs
||326 N. 48th St., Phoenix 85008
||A neighborhood eatery I patronized.
||2700 S. Mill Ave., Tempe 85282
||This is the sit-down restaurant I patronized
most when I lived in Phoenix.
|Veneto Trattoria Italiana
||6137 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale