Top 5: Stops on the Eat Street Progressive


Eat Street's "Evening Excursion"--a progressive of food, drink, and shopping specials--takes place this Thursday and Friday. Here are its highlights:

1. Black Forest Inn 1 E. 26th Street It's probably going to be too cold for the patio, but Black Forest will have a special on Köstritzer beer, plus a $3 mini-kraut ball appetizer and a $6 sausage plate appetizer. Live music, too!

2. Azia 2550 Nicollet Avenue Azia Restaurant's Caterpillar Lounge will have $10 cocktail & appetizer pairings both nights. On Thursday, they'll host "master mixologist" Peter Vestinos who will create original cocktail recipes from 6pm-8pm using Red Stag, Sauza, Tres Generaciones, Courvoisier Exclusif, ri1, and Hornitos products. On Friday, all cocktail specials will feature Prairie Organic vodka, and take place from 5pm-10pm.

3. Bad Waitress 2 E. 26th St. 2-for-1 beer and wine specials--they have Furthermore's Three Feet Deep Stout, people!


4. Rainbow Chinese 2739 Nicollet Half-price Big Bamboo (ginger ginseng mojitos) and half-price Five Spice Calamari.

5. Quang Restaurant : 2719 Nicollet Take the Man vs Pho Challenge! Eat a 4lb bowl of pho in one hour and it's free! ($20 value. Hot Dish takes no responsibility for subsequent tummy aches or vomiting.)

The rest of the "Evening Excursion" specials, in alphabetical order... ----------------------------------------------------------------- Blacklist Vintage : 2 East 27th Street 10% off merchandise store wide and a side walk coat sale. Prices ranging between $15-$30 on coats. Shop for Halloween! ----------------------------------------------------------------- Caravelle-Pho 79 : 2529 Nicollet Avenue Caravelle Restaurant and Pho 79 will be offering 15% off everything on their menu (except beer & wine) ----------------------------------------------------------------- Christos Greek : 2632 Nicollet Avenue One time specials! ----------------------------------------------------------------- Head To Toe : 2445 Nicollet Avenue Head To Toe will be offering up 10% off all clothes and 50% off hair cut to first time salon customers. ----------------------------------------------------------------- Old Arizona : 2821 Nicollet Ave Old Arizona will be offering a wine tasting, 1/2 price chocolate shots, and 2 for 1 Finnegan's. ----------------------------------------------------------------- Peninsula Malaysian : 2608 Nicollet Ave One time specials ----------------------------------------------------------------- Pancho Villa : 2539 Nicollet Ave Panco Villa will be offering 1/2 price appetizers and 2 for 1 margaritas! ----------------------------------------------------------------- Pho Hoa : 2450 Nicollet Ave One time specials! ----------------------------------------------------------------- Pho Tau Bay : 2837 Nicollet Ave The restaurant will be offering 50% off all appetizers from 5pm-7pm ----------------------------------------------------------------- Seafood Palace : 2523 Nicollet Ave Seafood Palace will be offering half priced appetizers, buy 1 get 1 free beer & wines! ----------------------------------------------------------------- The Lost & Found : 2524 Nicollet Avenue The Lost And Found is proud to participate with a Sweater Savings Spectacular!! Stop by October 29th & 30th between 5pm - 10pm for 25% off all Sweaters, Sweatshirts and Sweater-vests!!! ----------------------------------------------------------------- Truong Thanh Market : 2520 Nicollet Ave Exotic fruit tasting 5pm-7pm -----------------------------------------------------------------