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The daily Tar Heel. (Chapel Hill, N.C.) 1946-current, September 22, 1988, Page 17, Image 17

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OmnibusThursday, September 22, 19887 Greeks and From staff reports Historically speaking, the Creeks and Italians have never been bosom buddies, so why restau rants specializing in Creek and Italian food should abound in Chapel Hill is a bit of a mystery. But when you're hungry, its not the sort of thing you want to consider. There are too many to list them all, so here's the pick of the crop-. MarlaScakls Restaurant and Oakery located on the U.S. 15-501 bypass features Creek and Italian food at very modest prices, includ ing possibly the best and cheapest pizza in Chapel Hill. A large 16-inch pepperoni pizza currently runs in at $6.50, and the large deluxe everything-induded pizza is $9.50. Mariakakis' is a great place to go with a group of friends. The By ELIZABETH ELLEN Staff Writer Reality's realm seems Infinite sometimes, and examining the vast expanse can be overwhelm ing. There exists in Oregon a town called Boring. People really do live there. Nestled in rural western Virginia is Boring's soul twin Bland. And right here in North Carolina, down between Farmville and Wil son, Is Saratoga. Or at least, the town limit sign spells the town name as such. The local general store spells It "Saratoa" So, take your pick. Saratoga (111 go with the state's official spelling) has one stoplight, and according to longtime resi dents of this area, the law enforce ment officer who habitually hung out at this intersection was the town's major source of income. He made a game out of catching ECU students speeding through Sara toga's maze of decreasing speed limit zones and ultimately running the red light. ECU students are not the only folks who just pass through Sara toga. The town used to have a resident doctor vith an office right on the main drag. He was a general practitioner with a generic name Jones or smith or some thing along those lines. When Saratoga got to be too much for ACDuiGnoonn WORKSHOP OCT. 1-2 THE LAST FRONTIER" Let Michael Hutchinson take you on an exploration of the latest "nautilus machines for the mind" described in his best selling book MEGABRA1N. For registration or information call (919) 933-9900 or stop by MIND WINDOWS 135 E. Franklin St. .- Chap& HilL,WC"27Sl4.V..':! Romans serve classics atmosphere is very casual and is ideally suited to the student wardrobe. Their back patio, which looks quite spruced-up these days, is ideal for large parties. And if you can resist picking up a pastry or two on the way out, you're doing yourself a disservice. Leo's Restaurant is located a good walk down West Franklin Street (about a block beyond McDonald's golden arches) and features more up-market Creek and Italian food in a casual atmo sphere. Cheapest on the menu is the highly-recommended lasagna at $5.75. The chicken or veal parmi giana clocks in at $7.95, The Creek side of the menu is a little more expensive, starting at $6.95. All entrees, from both countries, are served with salad and bread. . him, he not only moved his prac tice, but he uprooted the entire building and had it carried away. Now there's a nifty parking lot across the road from the post office. What is the definition of a town anyway? Any wide spot in the road with a post office, a gas station and a church. Often there is a Fast Fare or similar store to keep things lively, but this is not required. Just when things get dull, either something redemptively peculiar comes along to jar your conscious ness or you stumble across one of UNCs campus pencil sharpeners. There arent many of them, and those few crop up where you least expect them. I mean places like the women's bathroom on the first floor of Saunders or the windowsil! on the main floor landing in the Hill Hall stairwell. Whether one does it in a bathroom or a stairwell (or for that matter, in departments of music or religion), sharpening one's PBssas o Stints iCGCCl EMsSIUGS Free enrefy GO 17. Qosstrry St. 933-0590 Leo's prides itself on being a family-run business since 1962, which, for this area, is something of an achievement. The restaurant seats 100, and a quick turnover is guaranteed. So, if you intend to move on to ether things after dinner, Leo's may be your place. Pepper's Pizza on Franklin Street is a relatively new addition to the Chapel Hill pizza scene, but a very welcome one. Open from 11 a.m. to midnight Monday through Wednesday, and until 2:30 am Thursday through Saturday, Pepper's is ideally suited to the late-nighter. unlike most pizza places in this area, Pepper's does not deliver, but the cozy, small capacity nook is definitely worth your attention. It's sad that the graffiti has gone, but at least the pizza is still hot and spicy. language skills sharpens one's mind. And a speaker's world view is affected by which particular language he or she happens to speak. Do English-speaking parrots think at all like Arabic-speaking parrots, or those who speak French or Italian? Put a parrot in Alaska, teach him to speak Eskimo, and I'll bet he can learn to distin guish between 10 or so varieties of snow simply because the lan guage allows him to verbalize these subtle concepts. On the other hand, he might freeze. If you've ever tried to predict when Martians will invade Earth, today Is a fairly good guess since Mars makes its closest approach to our planet right about now. if invading Martians can be taught to speak as easily as parrots can, they could probably be rounded up, herded into Boring and Bland, and turned into productive members of society indistin guishable from the natives. If the Martians bring along parrots (and why wouldnt they?), WXYC Top 20 1 . Jane's Addiction Nothing Shocking 2. Fishbone Truth and Soul 3. 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