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Wm. Van’s Coffee House delightful in Springfield IL: Restaurant review

Name: Wm. Van’s Coffee House

Address: 503 S. Seventh St.

Phone: 217-679-4726

Website: www.connshg.com/wm-vans-coffee-house

Credit/Debit cards accepted? Yes

Kitchen hours: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. 

Entree price range: $5.50-$9

Children’s menu: Yes

My order: I had the Smoken Salmon sandwich ($8.50) featuring a schmear of house-made cucumber dill cream cheese on sourdough toast and garnished with capers and red onion. My daughter had the Breakfast BLT that included an egg patty, pesto mayo and a mix of greens on sourdough ($7.50.) In keeping with her vegetarian ways, she asked for the bacon on the side, which, in an act

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Soul food restaurant, coffee shop coming to Village at Sandhill | Business

A new soul food restaurant that doubles as a coffee shop will soon be opening in the Village at Sandhill.

Esther’s Soul Food + Kitchen will host it’s soft opening Aug. 12 from noon to 5 p.m. and a grand opening celebration will take place during the week of Aug. 16 through 21.

Restaurant co-owner Richard Conklin, embarked on the venture to open Esther’s Soul Food + Kitchen during the pandemic.

“This last year forced me to step outside my comfort zone to dream and be bigger,” Conklin said. “I am excited to offer my grandmother’s soulful dishes in a

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Looks like someone listed their backyard as a restaurant on yelp

Thanks to Caroline for sending. And the reviews are (mostly) top notch:

“Great food and drinks made and served by the owner/chef. Deducted one star because the proprietor mocked me mercilessly for ladling soup onto my entree (I thought it was a sauce after a few drinks).

You won’t go home hungry, sober or early.”

“I must say I’m a bit surprised at the lack of Michelin attention given some of the other restaurants on the list in the area.

Also, the soup ladling story mentioned in the four star review is NOT the full picture and leaves out some

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The Worst Appetizer You Should NEVER Order At A Restaurant, Experts Say (It Has Over 1,000 Calories!)

There’s no harm in treating yourself to a nice dinner out every week or so, but ordering the wrong foods at a restaurant may seriously disrupt your health. When we cook at home, we can maintain full control of every ingredient that goes into our meals. But at a restaurant, it can be very easy to eat a lot of fattening foods without even realizing it.

And usually, the worst foods we can order tend to be appetizers. Most of us don’t see appetizers as having much potential to be unhealthy because they are usually small portions or shared with

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Soul Vegetarian, the Influential Chicago Vegan Restaurant, Reinvents Itself

As more Chicagoans recognize the restaurants along 75th Street in Chatham, the strip’s anchor took a chance to debut a new look, attitude, and name after 40 years. Soul Vegetarian was one of the city’s first vegan restaurants and decades ahead of its time. But after four decades of being a pioneer it was time for a reset, to trot out new menu items and to remodel. Mayor Lori Lightfoot was among the luminaries attending the unveiling of the new Soul Veg City on Juneteenth.

That strip of 75th Street, just east of the Dan Ryan Expressway, also calls restaurants

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