Category Archives: CTA Bus #12 Roosevelt

The Unusual Chicago Comfort Foods You Need To Try

When you think of Chicago comfort foods, what comes to mind?  Deep dish pizza?  Chicken Vesuvio?  Burgers?  Mac ‘n cheese?  While those are some of the obvious choices for comfort foods identified with “The Windy City,” I have some more unusual suggestions for you.  All you need to do is

Chicago Dining Roundup – Evanston to Bridgeport

Hey, Everyone!  During the last 3 weeks, I have covered a lot of territory on the Chicago dining scene from the north side to the south side in 14 different neighborhoods.  I have gotten cozy in some adorable coffeehouses, celebrated Taco Tuesday, stuffed my face full of some decadent desserts and I stopped in at the latest giant among Chicago’s

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

NEW POST: How to Eat in Chicago and Save the Planet.

If you have been here before, welcome back!  It’s nice to see you again.  If you are a first time visitor, stay a while and take a look around.  Feeding Off The Rails is here to take the guess-work out of how to reach all the best food and drink in great cities, while remaining environmentally conscious and socially responsible.

Weekend Roundup | How I Ate My Way Through Easter in Chicago

Greetings, everyone!  I hope you all had a lovely, long, Easter weekend.  I am not religious in the conventional sense.  Rather, food is part of my “holy trinity” (food, travel, live music).  I decided to take a leisurely, mass-transit turn around my Chicago over the last few days.  I returned to some of my favorite spots which I have not