Double Shot Coffee Co.
1730 S. Boston Ave., 599-7700
Selling premium coffee beans from Africa, Central America, Indonesia, South America and Southeast Asia, DoubleShot's roastmaster knows and appreciates good coffee, which is why he uses a restored Italian roaster from 1953. If you're picky about your cup of java or maybe you're just sick of your Folgers, check it out. The mornings are just too cold these days to not warm the soul with a solid cup of coffee.
MON-THUR 7AM-5PM, FRI 7AM-3PM, SAT 9AM-3PM
Caramel Bakery & Dessert Bar
3410 S. Peoria, 938-7977
Owned by Doreen Durano, owner of Kupcakz, Caramel not only serves delicious desserts but also an array of soups, salads and sandwiches. For lunch, try the ham, brie, poached pear and spicy mustard sandwich on brioche bread. There are many decadent, perfectly presented, shareable desserts to choose from including the mousse trio and caramel cheesecake, too.
1619 E. 15th St., 574-2695
A build-your-own-bowl, Asian stir-fry restaurant with a colorful atmosphere to match its personality. Genghis Grill is modeled after the legend where Mongol warriors, who were lead by Genghis Khan, would heat their shields on open fires to grill food in the fields of battle. Follow the path of the Genghis menu, which features signature and traditional items for you to build from, or make it up as you go, the choice is yours.
MON-THURS 11AM-10PM; FRI-SAT 11AM-11PM; SUN 11AM-10PM
3132 S. Garnett Rd., 622-9464
1921 S. Yale Ave., 743-9464
Wing Stop's delicious, meaty wings are sauced and tossed in a choice of nine mouth-watering flavors and are available in family packs, party platters or combo meals. Every wing is made fresh when ordered--no heat lamps at this joint! Also try the homemade sides including fresh cut seasoned fries made from Idaho potatoes, potato salad, creamy coleslaw and more.
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