Monday, March 30, 2009

Round up

Last week I unintentionally had a bit of an ethnic fest for lunches.
I enjoyed some great Hunan chicken at Ming Shee in Peoria, chicken enchiladas at Lorena's in East Peoria, and Hunan beef at Yen Ching in Peoria.

To end the week, I had a veggie sandwich with dill sauce and an added slice of swiss on multigrain served with deli chips at Adams Street Café in Peoria. With a drink, this lunch came in at about $7, which I noticed was a stark contrast to my last veggie sandwich at Jimmy John's which I believe ran higher than that without a drink or chips. Granted, the one at Jimmy John's was much larger, but also packed with calories (800+).

We attended the 2009 Pere Marquette Gala and very much enjoyed hearing the Squirrel Nut Zippers perform.
Sunday we had lunch at Feldan's in Peoria. We got to try the brown sugar ham, and I thought I noticed a hint of cloves as well. Quite good, as was the pizza from the buffet. StfRon also really enjoyed the baked beans.

We also stopped by Sullivan's in Peoria Heights. I see they will be hosting a bash on election night April 7.

My husband is trying to talk me into chili dogs for breakfast at Emo's in Peoria this Thursday. That angle may not work with me because a) I don't like chili dogs very much and b) I'm not a morning person, but it is for a good cause. From 5:30-10 a.m. the menu items at Emo's will be half price, and all proceeds will go to the Arthritis Foundation.
I do love Emo's cheese fries and chocolate sodas.


Secret Server said...

I love the Squirrel Nut Zippers. I saw them at the Madison theater many years ago. Sounds like a great time. I didn't know Jimmy John's vege sandwich has that many calories. I am not surprised, but still. You should go to Emo's. You don't have to have corn dogs, you could have chocolate ice cream for breakfast.

Peoria Peepers said...

Oh, I should have mentioned, the Jimmy John's sandwich is with multigrain bread (not the sub roll), 892 calories! I was shocked when I looked it up.

Let's see, last night I had olive tapenade on crackers and a coconut cupcake for dinner, today I had raspberry cheesecake for breakfast...that's what happens when you throw a party and people leave all of the goodies! ;)
I am certainly not opposed to Emo's ice cream for breakfast!

Jennifer said...

I haven't been to Lorena's yet, it sounds good.

Dining Companion said...

Mmmmm coconut cuppycakes - bet they had little umbrellas too :-)