Brendy’s on Yamato

We visited Brendy’s Ice Cream and Yogurt Cafe. It is in Yamato Village Center on Yamato Road just west of Lyons. The plaza entrance is actually on Lakeridge. It certainly looks the part. One note is that there’s a sign on the window indicating it’s certified as Kosher. There are plenty of choices, roughly triple … [Read more…]


We took a trip tonight to South Central … South Central Boca that is. Carrabba’s Italian Grill, a chain restaurant, is in a plaza on the northeast corner of 18th and Powerline. The interior was dark but pleasant. Maybe the black ceiling makes it seem dark. Our table had a good view of the kitchen. … [Read more…]

Utopia Bagel at Boca Lyons

We had mixed views on Utopia Bagel this morning. On the up side, the food was good (though not spectacular) and inexpensive. You could easily get breakfast for less than $5 each, though we spent a little more. On the down side, the interior is dark and drab. Service is essentially cafeteria style, with plastic … [Read more…]