Restaurant News & Reviews


Mini City, 4614 N. Capital Blvd., Raleigh.


Cuisine: Japanese.

Rating: ** 1/2.

Prices: entrees $17 to $25.

Atmosphere: blond wood and bamboo prints.

Service: pleasant but variably efficient.

Recommended: sushi.

Open: lunch Sunday-Friday, dinner nightly.

Reservations: accepted.

Other: Visa, MasterCard, American Express; full bar; kid-friendly.

The N&O's critic dines anonymously; the newspaper pays for all meals. We rank restaurants in four categories:

**** Among the Triangle's very best.

*** Rewarding experience.

** Generally acceptable.

* Hit-or-miss.

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