Stars Offers $25 App, Entree and Dessert on October Mondays

IMG_7278-300x200Stars is marking its first anniversary on Mondays throughout October with a $25 three-course menu.

The Upper King restaurant, known for its rooftop bar, officially opened on Oct. 5, 2012, should you choose to toast the achievement on Saturday. But the promotional menu rolls out two days later; a release says the “choices will change from week to week.”

“Patrons can expect popular selections such as Dino Kale Salad, Grill Room Steak and Smoked Chocolate S’more Pie,” the release continues.

The restaurant’s located at 495 King St. For more information on the weekly celebration, check out Stars’ blog.

Review Star Ratings Defined

Readers will always debate whether critics got a restaurant’s star rating right, but we’re hoping to help ground those discussions by providing a better sense of what the stars mean to us.

A box defining our rating criteria will now run with every Post & Courier restaurant review. Eagle-eyed readers will notice the definitions have been very slightly tweaked to reflect the diversity of the local dining scene. Like most contemporary newspaper dining sections, we’ve removed any allusions to fine dining standards from our criteria: Nowadays, a restaurant can deliver a five-star wow without ever unfolding a white tablecloth.

Additionally, it’s Post & Courier policy to always award at least one star. Should you choose to dine at a one-star restaurant, Godspeed. Continue reading