Monthly Archives: December 2015

Oiistar – Wicker Park, Chicago

Happy Wednesday!  I am here today with my rainy day ramen report.  What a deluge of water that blew through town today!  I could not think of a better way to warm up and dry off than to head to Oiistar in Chicago’s Wicker Park for a steaming bowl of ramen 🙂  

Cold Storage – West Loop, Chicago

The West Loop in Chicago just welcomed Cold Storage, a new seafood bar, located inside its big sister steakhouse, Swift & Sons.  It opened for business a couple of weeks ago and I have been super excited to check it out.  So, I decided to head over there today for a lovely lunch.    

Butcher & The Burger – Lincoln Park, Chicago

  Winter smacked Chicago in the face today leaving me hungry for some comfort food. Nothing says ‘comfort food’ to me more than chili and burgers.  But, why choose when you can have both?  If you feel the same way, then head over to Butcher & The Burger in the Lincoln Park neighborhood.     Butcher & The Burger is

The Kitchen – River North, Chicago

  The Chicago Riverwalk continues to grow with attractions and restaurants.  The Kitchen, a community bistro which is giving back to local schools (more on that later), is one of the latest additions to the dining scene along the Chicago River.  I stopped in  last Friday with my friend, Cindi, for the most delightful lunch.     First things first.

Yusho – Hyde Park, Chicago

I said it before and I’ll say it again.  Soup is my favorite food group.  And, for me, ramen reigns supreme among all soupy goodness.  Today I took a long overdue visit to Yusho, a Japanese grill and noodle shop, in Chicago’s beautiful and historic Hyde Park neighborhood to check out one of its much-acclaimed bowls of wonderful.