Nov 7, 2006 at 6:21 pm
HIPPO WINGS, 502 E. Warnock St., 634-4477, Locally owned and operated, this carryout operation is located on the west side of the U of L campus. You can get their wings in more than a dozen flavors, and the menu offers a full array of sandwiches and appetizers as well. (Reviewed 9/13; Rating: N/A)

, 905 Hess Lane, 636-2445, Although they boast a full menu of sandwiches and the like, the jumbo wings are the prize here, with more than 25 flavors to choose from, including the sophisticated Cajun Teriyaki and the mouth-watering Lemon Pepper Garlic. (Reviewed 9/13; Rating: N/A)

, 148 E. Market St., (812) 949-5227, Occupying much of the ground floor of the old New Albany Inn at Market and Bank streets, the Bistro combines excellent fare, comfortably upscale surroundings and the kind of service that makes you feel right at home. Save room for the Lemon Buttermilk Sorbet, a Bistro New Albany invention. (Reviewed 9/20; Rating: 90)

JERUSALEM CAFÉ, 1907 S. Fourth St., 635-6767. Located in the shopping center just west of U of L’s Belknap Campus, this cafe speaks Middle Eastern with a Palestinian accent. All the classics — Baba Ganush, Tabouli, hummus and falafel — make for quick meals with fresh, clean and balanced flavors. (Reviewed 9/27; Rating: N/A)

PRIMO, 445 E. Market St., 583-1808. Bim Deitrich’s restaurant just unveiled its seasonal menus for autumn, featuring many goodies, including a Northwestern Italian-style dish of wide ribbon pasta with braised lamb ragu and mushrooms. The Insalata di Mare (“seafood salad”) makes the heart of a shellfish lover go pitty-pat. (Reviewed 10/04; Rating: N/A)

STUMLER RESTAURANT & ORCHARD, 10924 Saint John Rd., Borden, Ind., (812) 923-3832. The extensive buffet was loaded with enough goodies to please carnivores and vegetarians alike. The tomato salad and chicken and dumplings were the highlights of the trip to Borden. (Reviewed 10/18; Rating: N/A)

JOE HUBER’S FAMILY FARM & RESTAURANT, 2421 Scottsville Rd., Starlight, Ind., (877) 563-4823, Autumn doesn’t get any better than it does at Huber’s. The fried chicken, ham and mashed potatoes are always satisfying. (Reviewed 10/18; Rating: N/A)

THE CUTTING BOARD, 2929 Goose Creek Rd., 423-9950, The Cutting Board recently moved a few doors up Goose Creek Road to the more spacious quarters that had formerly housed Hungry Pelican. The expanded menu includes a broad range of main courses, including a grilled portobello mushroom dish and a grilled lobster tail, shrimp and scallop “seafood delight.” (Reviewed 11/01; Rating: 79)