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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 episodes before the finale.

The Mexique (1529 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60642) menu features just some plain irresistible-sounding dishes. Mexican…

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 and I grew up eating Italian food. Tomato sauce is in my blood. That being said, I was flabergasted by the Italian food at the just-opened Coda…

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Chicago Poke

Aloha Poke (Belmont Location, Chicago)

By on August 29, 2016

In case you’re all like ” what the h-e-double hockey sticks is a poke?”, I’m not talking about the Urban Dictionary definition of “poke”:
“Facebook’s outreach to passively-aggressive suitors, stalkers, and lushes. Comes in the form of an announcement of itself on your Home page.”
or the other Urban Dictionary definition of:
“To have…