We visited the Artichoke cafe on two separate occasions for dinner and for lunch. First time I thought was a fluke, the second time shows a pattern. For dinner the service was great but the food was OK, water served with food tasted as if it were strained through a dirty sock. On our second visit with a larger party for lunch I decided to pay more attention to the details. I normally eat very healthy so I ordered a pear and blue cheese salad with a chicken breast. Bottom line, the chicken ""plank"" was micro waved and I could not taste anything other than the champagne honey vinaigrette, well to be accurate the vinegar was all I could taste as it was grossly over dressed. It would have been better if they served the dressing on the side. In all honesty I have had more tasty salads at McDonalds. I also took note of my guest?s food; their proteins also appeared to have been micro waved, not very difficult to spot. To add insult to injury, they tacked on the 20% gratuity for us since it was a party of six, no problem I usually tip well for good food and service however applying 20% gratuity to the ?7.0% sales tax? was a bit tacky.