For the past two years, we've been eyeing a restaurant on Van Buren just west of Seventh Avenue. There are bars on the windows and the building doesn't really look inviting. Then there's the name: International House of Food. The painted lettering on the building promises American, Mexican, and Chinese food. The sign out front guarantees a $3.99 breakfast. After two years of trying to figure out if this place was for real, we just walked in.