Kaiseki Kyoto

Jiki Miyazawa (Kyoto, Japan)

By on October 12, 2015

We were the first of our seating to arrive. The interior immediately strikes you in a way no restaurant ever has. Minimalistic. No art,…

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Chicago Mexican

Carnitas Uruapan (Chicago)

By on July 26, 2015

Carnitas Uruapan is THE TRUTH.

This is the type of place that people who are too scared to explore Pilsen are missing out on.

For $7.00…

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Chicago Mexican

Dona Torta Chilanga (Chicago)

By on March 7, 2015

Finishing a Torta at this place is akin to a one-night-stand. You had a great time, you’re a little ashamed, and you definitely need…

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Brewery Chicago

Lagunitas Brewing Company

By on November 22, 2014

Walking in, you immediately realize that something amazing is about to happen to you. I don’t want to ruin it, but the trippy entrance…

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Barcelona Spanish

Suculent (Barcelona)

By on October 26, 2014

Easily the best meal we had in Barcelona.

The crescendo of the meal for us was when after being served 13 or so dishes of…

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Barcelona Spanish Tapas

Irati Taverna Basca (Barcelona)

By on October 14, 2014

It’s been a long time since I’ve gotten something amazing for a dollar, but at 1 euro/each, the unbelievably delicious pintxos at Irati is…

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Chicago Mexican

Las Fuentes Restaurant

By on August 9, 2014

Las Fuentes’ patio is one of the hidden gems of the north side.

The patio is huge, decorated in awesome garish Mexican decor, and…

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Chicago Molecular Gastronomy

Moto

By on February 5, 2014

The server/sommelier sets a candle on our table. There’s two of us, well dressed, romantic vibe. Ok, we think, they’re just setting the mood….

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Chicago Mexican

5411 Empanadas

By on February 3, 2014

How did I not find out about this sooner?

Amazing empanadas at $2.50 a piece – a wallet-friendly, delicious dining experience.

We tried the beef empanada,…

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Chicago New American

iNG Restaurant (Now Closed)

By on December 22, 2013

To call Ing a restaurant is unfair. Ing is an experience – whimsical, alcohol-fueled, surprising, and most importantly: delicious.

As a relative noobie to the…

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