Desert Moon Cafe is now open Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 310 S. Florence St. Their menu offers salads, sandwiches, pastas and entrees like fried chicken with grilled polenta and apricot salsa. Visit them at EPDesertMoonCafe.com.
Also new to the area is Express My Coffee at 218 N. Campbell. The eatery offers smoothies, breakfast and lunch items – and of course, coffee. Their coffee is brewed with quadruple filtered water and iced coffee via a cold brew system. Visit them at ExpressMyCoffee.com.
Just across the street from the Main Library, is newcomer DELIght. Gourmet sandwiches, salads, burgers and even pupusas are served at 502 N. Oregon. Visit them at DelightEP.com.
Oishii, the Japanese fusion restaurant located next to the Plaza Theatre, has closed down.
Salt Box Pours & Provisions, located at 204 Boston Ave., serves lunch and dinner with plans to add a breakfast menu. Unique, carefully sourced wines compliment their current offerings of pastas made in-house, scotch quail eggs, a beet melt, braised oxtail and more, all utilizing as much locally sourced ingredients as possible.
Ruth’s Chris Steak House has set an opening date of August 15. They plan on hosting a private steak-cutting event with Mayor Oscar Leeser.