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(More) Logan lowdown: Should you find yourself in Logan for a day or two, there are restaurants in addition to Le Nonne worth visiting: Indian Oven, Crumb Brothers Bakery, Café Sabor, Kamin Thai Cuisine and Caffe Ibis, to name a handful. Last weekend, I visited a couple of other good ones that were new to me.

• My USU nephew Josh insisted that we have breakfast at Angie’s Restaurant (690 N. Main). “Everybody goes there,” he said. Le Nonne’s chef PierAntonio Micheli agreed saying “We usually head to Angie’s for a late breakfast.” It turns out that so does the rest of Cache County. Angie’s, a classic café that’s been in business for a quarter-century, serves some 1,000 customers daily. There is solo seating at the long counter and room for banquets in Angie’s main dining rooms. The place is large and well-staffed—there seems to be a dozen or more servers working at any given instant—so there’s usually no waiting for a table, and service is rapid. And if it’s not on Angie’s extensive menu, you don’t need it. What you do need is the massive 20-ounce bone-in ham steak for breakfast and the “Kitchen Sink” dessert anytime.

• Another pleasing Logan discovery was La Carreta Mexican Grill (1433 N. Main), located in the strip-mall space that used to house La Roca Taqueria. La Carreta (“the wagon”) is a small counter-service café specializing in authentic Mexican tacos, menudo, enchiladas and daily specials. Home-style chips and an assortment of original salsas from the salsa bar are free for the taking, service is muy friendly and prices are exceptionally low.

Quote of the week: Tomatoes and oregano make it Italian; wine and tarragon make it French. Sour cream makes it Russian; lemon and cinnamon make it Greek. Soy sauce makes it Chinese; garlic makes it good. —Alice May Brock

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