It is important to preserve your family's heritage, whether by observing specific holiday traditions, faithfully passing down family heirlooms, or naming each one of your kids Angus Haggis O'Scotch the Fourth. For a resto preserving family heritage through your gut, Cheeky Cafe.
Initially conceived as a way for two sisters to share granny's traditional Asian recipes, CC's menu has evolved into an international extravaganza of childhood comfort foods contributed by their diverse staff, all served up in a concrete-floored 1,800sqft eat-space fitted with dark-wood tables and benches, and arted with monochromatic floral patterns and an oversize pastel-wall-panel boasting a flight of birds in bas-relief, as opposed to bass-relief, which is achieved by not-listening to C89. The eclectic large-plated-ness includes beef/cheese/onion Bacon Topped Meatloaf served w/ mash and roasted veggies; a traditional red-sauced Spaghetti Bolognese that comes w/ herbed bread; and shredded cabbage/beef Okonomiyaki folded in a savoy Japaneses-style pancake -- if you tell them you don't want it, it'll still get all dressed, lie to its family, and spend all day in the park. Smaller options range from the fried peas/carrots/kohirabi/onion/pork/sausage/shrimp Grandma Kam's Dumplings, to a Spicy Mac & cheese with "Korean kick", to seared & skewered (sui) Mai Balls, which you should recommend by name to any ex-fling looking for child support.
CC's got plans to let customers get their own family recipe on the menu, and they're slinging libations like Washington wines and local drafts (Manny's, Mac & Jack's), plus salad options like the wasabi-dressed Seared Tuna and the Romaine/parm Caesar, whose post-fall-of-Rome-family-heritage is sadly limited to bad haircuts.
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