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Matt Chiera


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Chicago New American

Girl & the Goat (Chicago): Goat Leg Edition

By on February 16, 2016

When I imagine the type of food Ron Swanson from Parks and Rec would approve of, the Goat Leg at Girl & the Goat is right at the top of the list…


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Chicago Mexican

Torta Haüs (Chicago)

By on February 5, 2016

If you looked up the definition for “no frills” in the dictionary, you’d see a picture of Torta Haüs (926 W Diversey Pkwy, Chicago, IL 60614). But let’s not judge…


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Bar Chicago Italian

Bar Siena (Chicago)

By on February 1, 2016

Bar Siena feels like a bar, but the best kind of bar: one with delicious Italian food everywhere.

After trying Siena Tavern, the fantastic River North restaurant from Top Chef…


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Chicago Cocktail Bar

The Sixth (Chicago)

By on January 29, 2016

It’s to be expected that The Fifty/50 Group, owners of one of my favorite cocktail bars in Chicago, The Berkshire Room, would hit a home run with their Lincoln Square…


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Chicago Chicken

Nando’s Peri Peri (Lakeview)

By on January 22, 2016

If you’re like me, at nice restaurants you usually avoid the chicken. It’s not that I have anything against our clucking, feathered friends, it’s just that chicken is so damn…