Many folks deem summer days as salad days but every day is a salad day for me. I credit my mother for raising me on an abundance of healthy salads and fresh vegetables in our daily meals. That positive habit has carried over into my adult life. Luckily, there is a new and growing trend of fast-casual, counter-serve locations in Chicago which offer fresh salad bowls when you don’t feel like cooking or you just do not have time. You can order some of their signature salads or build your own cold or warm creations.
Whether you are hoping to impress a date or you simply want to treat yourself to a great meal and some cocktails in a lovely yet quiet setting, below are five romantic Chicago restaurants that should be on your must-do list:
Pilsen is a fabulous section of Chicago which is rich in Mexican-American history. Perhaps, no other neighborhood in Chicago reminds me more of the Latino neighborhoods in Queens where I spent most of my life. Walking through Pilsen is a sensory experience of colors and smells that will make you hungry, so I have Continue reading →
Old Town is a historic section of Chicago which should be on your “must-do” list. There is so much to entertain including the iconic The Second City improv theatre, Zanies comedy, Up Comedy Club and the annual Wells St. Art Festival. Therefore, you are going to need to Continue reading →