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"Outside the Den" Visits Cafe Freda in Riverside
« on: September 21, 2013, 03:06:42 AM »
"Outside the Den" Visits Cafe Freda in Riverside



Alex & Heather Bailey of OutsidetheDen.com visit Cafe Freda in Riverside and provide their unique perspective on the newly opened restaurant.

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« Reply #1 on: September 21, 2013, 07:59:00 AM »
I was there last sat night. I liked the space. But it took two hrs to get our mains...the wine was tasting cheap. Flavors were ok i guess. Things came to the table that were substitutes without asking...dont serve me some sort of fried bread thing when flat bread was om the menu..it was gross..remember when opening a new restaurant...some of us out here can cook nd cook well..but good luck and we may try after you guys get stuff together better.

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« Reply #2 on: September 21, 2013, 09:39:38 AM »
I also tried this place and was not impressed at all, service was atrocious and the food was mediocre.


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« Reply #3 on: October 10, 2013, 12:25:17 AM »
Went there tonight after viewing the menu on Yelp.  Was expecting good things and was not disappointed.  I had the Curry Chicken 'hot'.  They now have 4 levels of heat and I like hot...to the point where I have some scalp perspiration.  I was hesitant to go 'all the way' so I went with regular hot.  Not much heat at all so, assuming its the same chef and there is consistency, I will go the the 'drop it like its hot' heat next time.  My wife and her father had the bahn mi sandwiches (duck and pork, respectively) and were both pleased.   The southern cheese dip duo could have used a few more chips to more fully utilize the delicious cheese dips but I can't complain because I took them home and will def use them with misc chips at home. 

Reading the menu I was already deciding when I would come back to try the falafel, gyro, duck nachos and several others.  Overall, I was pleased and will definitely be back.   Glad to see a new restaurant in this location and hope it does well.

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« Reply #4 on: October 10, 2013, 02:52:07 AM »
At least their boots on the street are out there plastering menus to homes in Avondale, I received mine yesterday. Scotch Tape and all to my house. Yes, do not use the mailbox, USPS does not like it.
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