The Andersonville Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated their 50th anniversary and they hosted bloggers for a culinary, shopping or medley tour. The tour included tastes, history, discounts and a chance to speak to the owners at each stop. Today I want to show you one of the spots on the medley itinerary: Milk Homemade. Milk […]Read More Shop Local – Milk Handmade in Andersonville, Chicago
Svea is a cozy Swedish diner in Andersonville filled with viking helmets, flags, Dalecarlian horse tablecloths and Valkommen signs making everyone feel welcome. Svea is a neighborhood favorite so don’t be surprised if you have to wait for a seat if you arrive after 9am on the weekend (they do not take reservations). I suggest coming […]Read More Viking Breakfast at Svea – Andersonville, Chicago
Little Bad Wolf is the type of neighborhood bar/restaurant that is a “perfect for” spot. It’s cozy with communal wooden tables yet cool with wolf artwork and teal button tufted back booth –– along with the great vibe, music, food and cocktails make LBW perfect for: Casual drink at the bar First/casual date First meeting […]Read More Little Bad Wolf – Andersonville, Chicago
Tomorrow is Fat Tuesday and for many that means filling up on some serious fat before the Lenten season begins. For others it signals a time to celebrate and eat as much gumbo and paczkis as possible. Here are some of Chicago’s best places for gumbo and paczki. Big Jones serves gumbo ya-ya, “It all […]Read More It’s Gumbo and Paczki Time! Fat Tuesday in Chicago
Saturday morning brunch at Big Jones in Andersonville was a nice change from the jam-packed breakfast places. Not that this place was empty but when I walked in I felt the pace change and I could be in New Orleans instead of Chicago. As much attention was given to the grits and potatoes of each […]Read More Big Jones – How do you like your grits?