Monthly Archives: April 2015

Bar Takito – West Loop, Chicago

Last Saturday, I was invited with a guest to check out the new brunch menu at Bar Takito in Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood.   Since I had such a lovely lunch there last September, I jumped at this opportunity to catch up with my good friend, Demetra, and her daughter over a Latin-inspired brunch.

Baker & Nosh – Uptown, Chicago

I don’t know about you but I will go far out of my way for a great cup of coffee.  I am disappointed that there are only 1 or 2 coffee shops or cafes in my neighborhood other than Starbucks and Dunkin’ Donuts.  I would much rather support small, local businesses than hand over more money to the corporate giants

Belly Shack and Antique Taco – Chicago

Happy Taco Tuesday!  In honor of this weekly culinary holiday, I decided to treat myself to a tasty solo lunch at not one but two of Chicago’s fabulous taco joints along the CTA Blue Line.   First up, I headed to Humboldt Park to visit Belly Shack which is located directly underneath the Western Avenue ‘L’ stop.  Folks, it does not

La Sirena Clandestina – West Loop, Chicago

April showers and chilly temps rolled into Chitown late yesterday afternoon.  Ugh!  Since I had been reminiscing about a particular warm and sunny South American vacation, I decided to keep those memories alive.  So, I hopped the CTA Green Line to La Sirena Clandestina in Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood for some Brazilian fare.     La Sirena Clandestina is located

Weber Grill – River North, Chicago

Grilling season is upon us.  Last night I was invited to taste the new Spring menu at Weber Grill Restaurant in Chicago’s River North neighborhood.  Anxious for some charcoal-grilled, tasty bites, I hopped the CTA Red Line for a lovely dinner with some fellow bloggers.