La Brasa Peruvian Kitchen
1310 NW 25th St.
What Works: the food. Ceviches, chicken, beef — all tasty and all affordable.
What Needs Work: Service is friendly, but it needs more servers working lunch.
Tips: Get a table shielded from the door. On cold days, it gets gusty.
Annie Okie’s Runway Cafe
5915 Phillip J. Rhoads Ave.
What worked: Breakfast is strong, especially the omelets.
What needs work: The burger’s pretty boring, and the dinners seem like they’re just sandwiches without the bread.
Tips: Sit in the atrium if you want to watch the planes.
Lorne and Lori Hall wanted to create a family tradition for their daughters, Elise and Molly. So on Saturday nights, Lorne made pizza and everybody would gather around the TV with a couple of slices of basil, pepperoni and sausage pie.