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Restaurant Tue Feb 19 2008

Artopolis

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On a recent chilly evening I meet my friend my Margaret at Artopolis in Greektown to see her off before she moved to D.C. Conveniently located just a few blocks from the blue line, we enjoyed a warming meal of soup and "Artopitas" (variations on the traditional Greek spanakopita). For dessert we tried their raspberry and mango yogurt mousse (mango pictured). I'm not crazy about super sweet desserts, but the yogurt in this mousse provided a nice tartness to mellow the sugar. The soup, sweets and coffee at Artopolis make excellent complements to a snowy evening and good conversation.

Artopolis
306 S. Halsted
312/559-9000

 
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consumatron / February 19, 2008 4:50 PM

I love Artopolis and often will find myself craving nothing more than their amazing potato salad. Easily the best spot to eat in Greektown on any budget.

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