Bakery Chicago

Sweet Mandy B’s

May 8, 2012

A lone, jacked, tough looking, 6’7″ dude, dressed like LeBron James in a State Farm Commercial, cut past my girlfriend and I as we were turning the corner on…

Brewery Indiana

Three Floyds Brewery

January 16, 2012

Who knew there was more than strip clubs and fireworks in Northwest Indiana?

….and that brings me to a couple of important things to know if you ever make the…

Chicago Modernist Cousine

Longman & Eagle

January 15, 2012

A three dollar whiskey shot menu and delicious food is a match made in heaven; Longman and Eagle is Saint Peter.

I knew this place was going to be good…

Chicago Japanese

Union Sushi + Barbeque Bar

December 11, 2011

Now THIS is how a Sushi restaurant (or any restaurant for that matter) should be.

We came in starving after a winery tour looking to sate our inebriated appetites and…

Chicago Seafood

Fish Bar

November 1, 2011

Imagine Sebastien from “The Little Mermaid” singing a merry tune about how delicious he is right before you devour him on a french bread roll. That what the Lobster…

Chicago New American

The Publican

October 22, 2011

I was truly wowed by the food at The Publican.

Benton Country Ham — Imagine that bacon and butter met, hooked up, and the result was a soft bacon baby…

Brunch Chicago

Toast (Webster Ave.)

October 13, 2011

Toast shines because of it’s simplicity. They offer expertly cooked breakfast staples featuring fresh, delicious ingredients. I have tried the Smoked Salmon Omelette, Crabby Benedict, and the almighty Breakfast…

Chicago Mexican Seafood

El Barco Mariscos

July 16, 2011

This is the type of place where you can’t help but ogle every dish coming out of the kitchen. “Is that a foot-long red snapper fried whole? Why yes…

Chicago New American

Erwin (Now Closed)

April 17, 2011

Erwin’s location is kind of strange — a pretty empty (restaurant-wise) area on Halsted. The restaurant is worth making the trip for however — this place is a culinary…