Monthly Archives: February 2016

Chicago Athletic Association: Awesome Hang!

Chicago Athletic Association was restored last year into a wonderful hotel, dining destination and playground for the city’s visitors and residents alike.  This turn-of-the-century building from the 1800s is an architectural treasure with a vast and wild history.       Located directly across the street from Millennium Park and the Art Institute of Chicago, you can reach Chicago Athletic

Cochon Volant: Another Lovely Meal

Cochon Volant is one of the loveliest restaurants in Chicago.  It has one of the 6 best burgers in town.  Located inside the new Hyatt Centric hotel in The Loop, Cochon Volant is one of the 7 great hotel restaurants in this city.  It has been over six months since I was last there, so I decided to stop in

You Really Should Be Getting Your Thai Fix at Andy’s Thai Kitchen

Chicago has no shortage of local Thai restaurants but the very best one, the one you where you really should be getting your fix is Andy’s Thai Kitchen (“ATK”).  This award-nominated restaurant has the most authentic Thai flavors in town.  I have been eating there for a a few years now and I am always impressed and very satisfied.    

7 Great Restaurants in The Loop, Chicago

“The Loop” in Chicago is the beating heart of the city.  It is home to office buildings, shopping along State St. and Michigan Avenue, The Bean, college campuses, apartment buildings and hotels.  The Loop also has some great restaurants and other eateries.  Below are my picks for 7 Great Restaurants in The Loop, in no particular order. *Click on restaurant names

13 Great West Loop Restaurants

Chicago’s West Loop is a vibrant restaurant mecca.  Randolph Street alone is known as “restaurant row.”  I have eaten and imbibed in most of the places in this neighborhood and some stand out more than others.  Below are my picks for 13 Great West Loop Restaurants, in no particular order. *Click on the restaurant names for more information and directions 1.