Renovation bids came in too high, so the plan to open a bar and restaurant called Neon Tiger has died. Owners of the property may seek a historic designation that could open the door to other funding sources.
Buck's Inc., of the Bucky's Convenience Stores chain, bought Petrow's at 60th and Center Streets in December. Buck's has put the site back on the market, with a restriction that the next buyer won't compete with the neighboring Bucky's.
At Porky Butts, the meat is the star. The restaurant has an impressive display of trophies, ribbons and other prizes from barbecue competitions. You order at the counter to dine in or carry out, aided by a staff that’s unusually attentive and congenial for a fast-casual eatery.
Saltgrass Steak House serves steaks that are char-grilled on an open flame and seasoned with garlic butter and its special seven-spice blend. The restaurant also makes beer bread and desserts in-house every morning.
Locally owned Nori Sushi began serving earlier this week. The menu features a variety of sushi rolls, rice and veggie bowls, orange chicken and tuna-salmon poke bowl entrées, salads and appetizers such as egg rolls and edamame.