World cuisine specialty meal, a new teriyaki restaurant and more in Evansville food news

Bubba's 33 will be opening on Monday, Apr. 18. The restaurant serves pizza, burgers, sandwiches and more.

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Bubba’s 33 will be opening on Monday, April 18 at 4 p.m. Bubba's serves casual fare such as pizza, burgers, sandwiches, and salads and has a full bar.The restaurant will begin serving lunch on Monday, June 20.

Bubba’s 33 is at 1 N. Burkhardt Road at the intersection with Lloyd Expressway; 812-901-6409.

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The Henderson Professional Firefighters Honor Guard will be cooking whole grilled chickens on Wednesday, April 13. Pickup is at the Denton shelter on Elm Street in Atkinson Park from 3 p.m.-7 p.m. Chickens are $10 each. Funds will be used to assist families of fallen firefighters, honor guard training, equipment and uniforms. Purchase chickens here or at Fire Station 1 at 332 Washington St., in Henderson, Kentucky.

A salad plate at Kabob Xpress contains, clockwise from upper left, Greek salad with pita, eggplant salad, baba gannoush, hummus, and stuffed grape leaves with yogurt sauce.

Kabob Xpress will be open special hours during the month of Ramadan, which lasts until Monday, May 2. The restaurant will be closed on Sunday and Monday, and open normal hours of 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. The menu features Mediterranean favorites such as hummus and stuffed grape leaves, falafel, kabobs, shawarma, fresh naan bread and much more.

Kabob Xpress is at 3305 N. Green River Road; 812-402-0244.

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Pangea Kitchen will host a special limited seating world cuisine dinner on Tuesday, April 12 at 6 p.m. The five-course meal will include chicken and avocado stuffed arepas or plantain cups with ceviche, smoked mushrooms and stracciatella cheese on toast points, Thai snapper in tom yum broth, charred flank steak with Asian chimichurri sauce and Japanese cheesecake with miso butterscotch. Tickets are $75 per person, exclusive of alcohol and tip. Contact Nancy Tarsitano Drake at 812-453-5699 to reserve.

Pangea Kitchen is at 111 S. Green River Road; call 812-453-5699 to reserve seats at this dinner.

Sauci Fatz is a new mobile barbecue vendor and caterer specializing in ribs, chicken, steak, burgers, sausage, shrimp, kabobs and more. Watch for them on the streets of Evansville this spring. Contact Sauci Fatz at 618-641-8570.

T&T Barbecue is a new food truck rolling on the streets of Evansville. Look for ribs and rib tips, pork but, homemade sides and more. chicken, buts and more. Contact T&T Barbecue at 812-550-1206.

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Teriyaki Madness has opened for business in Newburgh. The national chain serves rice bowls topped with chicken, steak, salmon or tofu teriyaki, fried chicken katsu or orange chicken; other dishes include yakisoba noodles, eggrolls, dumplings, crab Rangoon and more.

Teriyaki Madness is at 8833 High Pointe Dr., Newburgh, Indiana; 812-490-0048

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This article originally appeared on Evansville Courier & Press: Evansville food and dining: world cuisine and new teriyaki restaurant