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Matt Chiera


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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 strawberry and cookies & cream…


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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 graduated from so and so…


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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 was the star, the umami…


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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 (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 Crisp.

It was the beginning of…