Hours: 11 a.m.-midnight Mon.-Fri., 4 p.m.-midnight Sat.
One can't-go-wrong jumping off point is the cheese spaetzle, a decadent cousin of mac/cheese — homemade noodles in creamy bechamel sauce with a nice caramelized onion kick. Creamy and dreamy.
Owner and self-proclaimed "food evangelist" Tomas Bohm does things the right way — buying local, making almost everything from scratch and focusing on simple preparations of classic dishes. The menu stays relatively true to his Czechoslovakian roots, but there's plenty of choices to suit all tastes. There's also a nice happy-hour vibe.
A casual fine dining bistro that specializes in central European fare. With an excellent beer selection and a nice cocktail menu.
• $1 off drafts, $4 well cocktails, $4 selected appetizers.
Mon, Tues, Weds, Thurs, Fri, Sat, 4pm-6pm
• $1 off drafts, $4 well drinks; $4 selected appetizers (kitchen closes midnight).
Mon, Tues, Weds, Thurs, Fri, Sat, 10pm-2am