Re-posting my Katsu review from a few years ago. The restaurant will be closing in November after 29 years in service. Get there while you still have a chance to eat this Chicago institution. Katsu is refreshingly not trendy (untrendy?). From the traditional Japanese menu to the minimal decor to the actual location. Chef-owner Katsu […]
Read More Katsu Closing After 29 Years | Rodgers Park, Chicago
The slight cool in the air as a precursor to fall makes perfect running weather by Lake Michigan.
Read More Evening Jog By Lake Michigan
A few weeks ago while jogging I noticed a new restaurant on Lake Shore path and promptly looked it up. Having “world class food, great service and entertainment,” the Shore Club sounded like a new concept for lake side dining. I was excited for a restaurant on the lake to focus on food and cocktails. […]
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Mi Tocaya is a cozy corner neighborhood restaurant with genuinely friendly service, decorated in colorful tile with new takes on classic Mexican dishes from around the country. Family. Friends. Food. is their motto and it does feel like you are going to your friend’s house for dinner and drinks that happens to be an extraordinary […]
Read More Sunday Dinner at Bon Appétit’s Best New Restuarant – Mi Tocaya in Logan Square
Wood in East Lake View not only has delicious seasonal dishes but a great cocktail menu. Including a summer favorite: Flip Flops & Tank Tops – Citadelle gin, vida mezcal, watermelon, lemon, and mint
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Spanish Octopus with green garlic emulsion, bok choy, and savory puffed grains on the summer menu at Wood in Lake View, Chicago. Almost too pretty to eat.
Read More Spanish Octopus at Wood | Chicago, IL
Curves of the South Pond Pavilion on the Nature Boardwalk at the Lincoln Park Zoo. One of the best views of the city is looking through this structure.
Read More Chicago Architecture – South Pond Pavillion
Built in 1890 as an athletic club, now a popular hotel and home to one of the best rooftop terrace views at Cindy’s, Cherry Circle Room restaurant, a huge game room and 8-seat bar Milk Room there is no shortage of things to do. Shake Shack is on the first floor as well.
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Spongy cupcake with a bit of sweet and tangy lemon curd mixed with vodka and a refreshing lemon zest frosting make this mini cupcake the perfect light and elegant midweek snack.
Read More Limoncello Cupcake from Swirlz Cupcakes | Chicago
Hope everyone has a sweet weekend. The Mozart Torte from Julius Meinl certainly helps: Dark chocolate and pistachio mousse, chocolate cake and pistachio nougatine.
Read More Chocolate Mozart Torte – Julius Meinl | Lakeview, Chicago