Chicago Pizza

Paulie Gee’s (Logan Square, Chicago)

By on June 26, 2018

I feel a little “icky” writing about Paulie Gee’s. It’s not because I just whoofed down an entire pizza…and a few slices of my…

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Chicago Dessert

Milk and Wood (Chicago)

By on March 23, 2018

Now this is a creative dessert.

Here’s what you’re in for:

You pick out a flavor of giant popsicle. They have the usual suspects like…

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Chicago Italian

Daisies (Chicago)

By on March 22, 2018

Is there anything better than a bowl of fresh, hand-made pasta?

The birth of a child has to be up there, your dog, when you…

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Chicago Ramen

Furious Spoon (Logan Square, Chicago)

By on March 18, 2018

Enter the restaurant, hipsters I view

Sit at the bar, party of two

Flavorful edamame, delicious Japanese spice

Large bowl of Ramen, at an above-average price

Tender pork…

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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…

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Chicago Chicken Korean

Crisp (Chicago)

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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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Chicago Italian Pizza

Coda Di Volpe (Chicago)

By on October 23, 2016

I’ll admit that I hold Italian food to a higher standard than other cuisine; I’ve eaten at some of the best restaurants in Italy…

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