Author:

Matt Chiera

Chicago Mexican

Cafe Tola (Logan Square, Chicago)

on
March 10, 2019

Cafe Tola feels like your local college-town stoner Mexican joint, but if hipsters and artists designed the place. Students man the registers, hip hop blares over the speakers, and…

Chicago Dessert

Margie’s Candies (Chicago)

on
February 12, 2019

The polar vortex let up for about six hours. So I did what any Chicagoan would do when the sun peeks through the icy clouds for a few moments….

Chicago Italian

Forno Rosso Pizzeria Napoletana (Chicago)

on
November 19, 2018

I’ve only been to Forno Rosso once on a “business lunch,” but the dish I had was so good that I have to give them props. I had the,…

Chicago Dessert

Miko’s Italian Ice (Chicago)

on
September 15, 2018

I have many positive things I could say about this place. But instead of listening to me, just drive by on a nice day in Chicago and the copious…

Chicago Mexican

Mi Tocaya Antojería (Chicago)

on
August 23, 2018

Mi Tocaya Antojería is so close to being a great restaurant, however there are a few flaws that keep it from joining the pantheon of top-tier Latin restaurants in…