Friday, April 20, 2012
The Chinese restaurant in Winnetka captured 35 percent of the votes.
The winner of Readers' Choice poll for best Chinese food goes to Winnetka's Little Lan's, 544 Chestnut St., which won with 26 votes. Check out the poll yourself: What is the best Chinese food spot in New Trier Township? The runner up, Tsing Tao Mandarin Chinese Restaurant, 537 Green Bay Rd., in Wilmette, received 14 votes. We'll be running reader's choice polls every Monday through Friday so that you can help advise your neighbors on the best places to check out in town — and hopefully learn something new yourself! It's also an opportunity for people to leave reviews in our extensive business directory. And no need to wait for a poll to sound off. Got a rant or rave? If you've got something to say about a local business, please look it up …
Thursday, April 19, 2012
Don't forget to vote for your favorite place for Chinese food. Voting ends at 9 a.m. Friday.
You only have a day left to vote for your favorite Chinese Food spot!
Monday, April 16, 2012
Cast your vote in our Readers' Choice poll.
Dumplings. Orange chicken. Fried rice. Sometimes, the craving just hits: it's Chinese food you need. In this week's Readers' Choice poll, we're asking you to tell us where you go when you've got that craving. What's the best Chinese food restaurant in New Trier Township? And why? Here's a roundup of the local Chinese restaurants we know. Tell us what makes your favorite spot so special in the comments, and don't forget to leave a review on the business listing in Patch Places. Did we miss something? Let us know in the comments. Editor's Note: Because this poll is not scientific, it is not the sole consideration in choosing a winner. The winner will be determined by the Patch editor, based on poll results, comments on this article and …
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
The seven-year-old Evanston restaurant has revamped its décor and food.
Looking for some good, traditional Chinese food? Skip the trip to Chinatown and head to Koi Chinese & Sushi in nearby Evanston. I’ve been to the spot at 624 Davis St. a few times since it opened seven years ago while I was a student in Northwestern. I’d taken advantage of its lovely décor for a Valentine’s Day date, spacious back room for hosting big groups and enjoyed their great drink specials with friends. But it had been more than a year since their announcement of a new look and menu brought me in to reexamine the restaurant. Earlier: Cooking Up Change I’ve always enjoyed the very laidback but elegant feel of Koi, and was happy that the style has just been improved, rather than changed. The alterations are subtle, with chairs going …
Saturday, December 24, 2011
Patch's guide for shopping, dinner and entertainment.
Forgot something for your Christmas dinner? Need some last minute stocking stuffers? All of Wilmette's grocery stores are closed Christmas Day so make sure you get your shopping done by Christmas Eve. Patch has even saved you some time by putting together the holiday hours for Wilmette’s grocery stores: Jewel-Osco (Green Bay Road): 6 a.m.-6 p.m. Jewel-Osco (Sheridan Road): 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Treasure Island: 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Look for a nice place for dinner Christmas Eve? Check out the special candlelight dinner at Convito Cafe & Market. If you want to do the Christmas Day classic of Chinese food and a movie, you don’t have to leave Wilmette. Grab dinner from Tsing Tao Mandarin Chinese Restaurant (open 2:30 to 9 p.m.), then head to the Wilmette …