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Matt Chiera


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Chicago Pizza

Pequod’s Pizza (Chicago)

By on July 13, 2017

Here’s the clincher with Pequods pizza: they have this awesome way of burning the crust on the edges so that the crust caramelizes, you eat it, and then your…


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Chicago Chicken Korean

Crisp

By on June 2, 2017

During a particularly gluttonous season ages ago, in what I now realize was a cruel twist of fate, my former roommates and I discovered Crisp.

It was the beginning of…


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Ramen

Bigbop + Ramen (Chicago)

By on April 24, 2017

Better than what you ate in college, but certainly not the best you’ll find in Chicago.
Bigbop ramen is filling, cheap, and tastes good. Sure, you put this ramen toe-to-toe…


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Chicago Mexican

Mexique (Chicago)

By on March 26, 2017

I’d been wanting to try Mexique ever since Top Chef Season 11, the season where Chicago-native Chef Carlos Gaytan cooked feast-for-your-eyes Mexican food until he got kicked off two…


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Bangkok Thai

Nang Gin Kui (Bangkok)

By on December 3, 2016

Nang Gin Kui in Bangkok will forever hold special memories for me – it’s where I proposed to my girlfriend…more on that in a second.

NangĀ Gin Kui as a restaurant…