Create a restaurant – name, cuisine, theme, etc.
Develop an artistic and creative menu using a variety of specific adjectives to describe the menu options.
Sixteen total menu items (appetizers, side dishes, main dishes, desserts)
Write an opinion essay from the perspective of a food critic.
Sample restaurant reviews
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