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The name fits at Easy Street; Chalk up another winning menu to Barracuda's; Kimbo's Noodle Cart opens a satellite location


The name fits at . Known for its extensive, rotating specials menu with spicy pastas, flavorful vegetarian creations and tender seafood dishes, the Fan area restaurant is also perfect for a loungy afternoon or cool night on the patio. Or take a seat inside — the hot social spot now offers live music Tuesday through Saturday. Open for lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch. 2401 W. Main St. 355-1198.

Chalk up another winning menu to Barracuda's chef Jeff Johnson. The new summer entrées include blackened salmon with mango coulis, jerk chicken drizzled with chipotle citrus butter and delicate crab cakes in a Creole cream sauce. Two for dinner, please. 2525 Hanover Ave. 355-7008.

A quick lunch during the work week is hard to find. Especially if you're looking for something healthy. Now downtown workers can give their energy levels a boost with a visit to Kimbo's Noodle Cart. The popular lower fan restaurant/Wide Coffee bar recently opened a satellite location across the street from the Crestar building downtown. Kimbo's Noodle Cart offers two of its signature Asian-influenced creations — the spicy Thai sesame noodle salad and Viet-grille salad with vegetables or chicken. 10th and Main

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