Category Archives: “Best Of…” Lists

10 Best Burgers Chicago You Must Have!

After careful research, I give to you my picks for the 10 Best Burgers Chicago has to offer, accessible via mass transit.  Get out, hit the rails and grab these tasty bites! **Click on the restaurant names for more information and directions.     10.  Butcher & the Burger   If you are in Lincoln Park and you’re craving some custom-made burgers, I suggest

Eating and Drinking in Humboldt Park, Chicago

Humboldt Park is one of my favorite Chicago neighborhoods.  It is a little oasis on the west side of the city which has a rich Puerto Rican history, a stunning 207-acre park, and some fantastic restaurants, bars, and cafes.  In fact, in the last couple of years, the food scene in Humboldt Park has exploded.  Below are just a few

The Best Food and Drink in Chicago’s South Loop

Chicago’s South Loop neighborhood is an extremely vibrant part of town that has been booming with new residential housing over the last 12 years.  It is also a huge tourist area consisting of the iconic Grant Park, Museum Campus (Field Museum, Shedd Aquarium, Adler Planetarium), Soldier Field and Northerly Island.  Since there is so much to entertain in this neighborhood,

7 Awesome Spanish Restaurants to Try in Chicago

Hola, mis amigos!  Do you have an affinity or a deep-seated love for a particular country, its culture, and food?  I have!  Spain has been in my soul, if not my bloodline, since as far back as I can remember.  Growing up in New York City, I was surrounded by a large population of Spanish-speaking people from various Latin countries including

5 Counter-Serve Spots for Healthy Salads in Chicago

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