If ever there was a restaurant ELV was prepared not to like, it was Nu Sanctuary Lounge.
Why, you ask? Because of the following:
> It’s in a shopping mall;
> It’s in Town Square, ELV’s least favorite shopping mall in town*;
> It’s next to a movie theatre (generally a sure sign of sub-standard sustenance);
> It has a contrived, tells-yu-nuthing-name;
> It calls itself a lounge when it’s really a restaurant;
> It has a something for everyone menu filled with everything from pierogis to pizzas;
> It hypes its hookahs — another sure sign of mediocrity (see for example, Mediterranean, Paymon’s);
> It has a funny, non-restaurant name and it’s in a shopping mall for chrissakes!
In other words, Nu Sanctuary had about seven strikes against it before we set foot in the joint.
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