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No cowboy food here, just tasty plate lunches

By Nadine Kam

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jun 04, 2014

~~<p>A name like Pioneer Saloon might lead one to expect grinds of the Wild West, such chuckwagon fare as hearty chilies, buffalo burgers, barbecue brisket and pork and beans. Doesn't that sound good?</p>
<p class="p1">Alas, we must leave it to some other restaurateur to bring back a taste of old Americana. The only thing remotely Southwestern here is the heat of summer, and if it's a watering hole you're looking for, you can take your pick of soft drinks and Calpico, or head to a real bar.</p>
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A name like Pioneer Saloon might lead one to expect grinds of the Wild West, such chuckwagon fare as hearty chilies, buffalo burgers, barbecue brisket and pork and beans. Doesn't that sound good?

Alas, we must leave it to some other restaurateur to bring back a taste of old Americana. The only thing remotely Southwestern here is the heat of summer, and if it's a watering hole you're looking for, you can take your pick of soft drinks and Calpico, or head to a real bar. Login for more...



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