Inside the Daily Planet, 10/5/07


Food and restaurants Tam-Tam’s African Restaurant by Jeremy Iggers, The Rake/Breaking Bread You don’t really have to be a gastronomic adventurer to enjoy the cuisine at Tam-Tam’s African Restaurant in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood, but if you are looking for something out of the ordinary, the option is there. Colossal Cafe: Big on natural by William Fietzer, SENA News Some restaurants brag about the organic ingredients they use in their cuisine. Others boast how everything is prepared on-site. The Colossal Café, located at 1839 E. 42nd St., does both. The name “Colossal Café” for this tiny eatery reflects its owner’s sense of humor. Chew on This by Jeremy Iggers, The Rake/Breaking Bread Darn! Shiraz Fireroasted Cuisine offers a terrific deal on Mondays and Tuesdays: order two entrees, and get a bottle of South African Mazulu Shiraz on the house. But I can’t persuade my wife to go there with me because they don’t have any vegetarian or seafood entrées — just beef, lamb and chicken. NEW IN BLOGS An Open Letter for Burma by Paul Schmelzer, Eyeteeth NEW IN VOICES Color-blind constitution by Staff, Minnesota Daily The U.S. Supreme Court looks as if it will again rule against civil rights.