Once more, Taste of the Town readers have surprised me. When Bill Hurst asked for recommendations from fellow readers for restaurants that serve chicken Marsala, I expected a few responses, but readers flooded my inbox with suggestions, many of them passionate testimonials for their favorites. So here goes:
Jill Houska and Monica Starnes recommended Nora’s Cuisine at 6020 W. Flamingo Road, Susan Waldman recommended Montesano’s Italian Eateria at 9905 S. Eastern Ave., Bill and Pauline Abramson recommended Rosati’s at 3370 S. Hualapai Way, Valerie Weinberg suggested Carrabba’s Italian Grill at 10160 S. Eastern Ave. in Henderson and 8771 W. Charleston Blvd. and the various locations of Carmine’s Little Italy.
Also, Lou Payne suggested the Elephant Bar in the District at Green Valley Ranch at 2270 Village Walk Drive in Henderson, Ellouise Kirchhoff recommended Carluccio’s Italian Restaurant inside Doc Holliday’s Saloon at 9821 S. Eastern Ave., Dorothy Ames recommended Mezzo Bistro at 4275 N. Rancho Drive, Diane M. Maffett recommended the Cheesecake Factory, which has three locations in the area, and Mimi’s Cafe, which has four, and Murray Leitner recommended Buca di Beppo at 7690 W. Lake Mead Blvd. (other locations are at 412 E. Flamingo Road and at the Excalibur, 3850 Las Vegas Blvd. South). …
For Daniela Minsburg, who’s looking for a source for German groceries since the closing of Cafe Heidelberg and its market, Ruth Jagodzinski and Karen Langbert recommended the International Marketplace at 5000 S. Decatur Blvd., Heidi Austin and David Braun suggested the German Bread Bakery at 2237 N. Rampart Blvd. and 9255 S. Eastern Ave., Austin also recommended the Polish Deli at 5900 W. Charleston Blvd. and Langbert added that Cafe Berlin, 4850 W. Sunset Road, also sells their wurst by the piece. …
And for Robert A. Lindley, who is looking for a store that sells English foods, Lambert suggested the International Marketplace, and she and Jennifer Jones recommended Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Markets, which each have a couple of shelves of English goods. …
Here are more reader requests.
Julie Tutor: Maxwell House single-serve coffee bags, which look like tea bags;
Terri Hacker: local stores that sell frozen breaded pork cutlets;
Jane Hanlon: a local source for Sardinian music bread;
Denise Gallagher: chicken friand (pastry with chicken, cheese and mushrooms), which she used to get at Glazier’s Food Marketplace;
Holly Lopas: Contadina stewed tomatoes
And Marlin and Shelly Hofer: Ol’ West Barbecue Sauce, made in Mellette, S.D.
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