The Chicago Brauhaus will have its last day this Sunday December 10th. A Lincoln Square institution for over 50 years and one last German restaurants in the area – it will be greatly missed. I am re-posting my story from 2011 along with new photos. Auf Wiedersehen! Well, according to Andre Knowlton of Bon Appetit it […]Read More Chicago Landmark The Brauhaus Closing Monday – Go While You Can!
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
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. […]Read More Come For The View – Shore Club On Lake Michigan
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
Marinated fish with lime, choclo, sweet potato, leche de tigre, and peruvian peppers from the new Peruvian restaurant Via Lima in Chicago.Read More Classic Peruvian Ceviche – Via Lima, Chicago
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 mintRead More Cheers To The Weekend!
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
Spring take on bruschetta with English peas & ricotta, crispy prosciutto and pickled vegetables. Best paired with rosé and the patio in the sun.Read More Tasty Bruschetta at The Dawson – Chicago
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
Step back in time to a private old school club with rich leather booths, wood paneling, and an air of exclusivity at the Cherry Circle Room in the renovated Chicago Athletic Club Association Hotel. Pickelhaube helmets, framed crest banners and rabbits with swords and shields on the dinnerware lend an air of military/secret society mystery. […]Read More Here’s Your Lunch Deal of the Week – Cherry Circle Room | The Loop, Chicago