Category Archives: Avondale

Ultimate Guide to the Best Restaurants of 2016

We are nearing the end of 2016 and I cannot help but reminisce about all the delicious food I consumed this year.  I reside in Chicago and the majority of my culinary escapades took place right here in my own backyard.  However, I enjoyed some truly memorable meals in my hometown of New York City, as well as in Barcelona.

9 Food Halls, Markets That Will Make You Hungry!

I don’t know about you but, as a foodie, I love food halls and food markets as much as I love restaurants.  Whether I am exploring my current Chicago home or visiting other cities, I love visiting local markets and food halls to find the very best in food from the world’s great cities.  Visiting these spots are a great

Chicago’s Hidden Eats Series – Volume 1

Today, I am kicking off a new series on the blog called “Chicago’s Hidden Eats.”  Periodically, I will be shining a light on the cool, off-the-beaten-path food and drink treasures that many of you might be missing in The Windy City.  Whether you are a long-time Chicago resident, a recent transplant or a visitor to this city, I am excited

12 Great Chicago Eats Representing 5 Continents To Try

One of the best perks of living in a melting pot like Chicago is the diversity of cuisine.  In the last 30 days alone, I enjoyed some great Chicago eats across 9 neighborhoods which represent 5 continents.  That’s impressive.  So, if you cannot plan a trip out-of-town or abroad, here are some restaurants and cafes that can offer you a

Chicago’s Best Asian Restaurants Part 2

Several weeks have passed, since I provided my first installment of Chicago’s Best Asian Restaurants.  It’s an impressive list but today I have more recommendations for you.  Below is part 2 of Chicago’s Best Asian Restaurants by CTA ‘L’ Line.  Whether you are looking for some elegant Japanese fare or some down and dirty