Category Archives: CTA Bus #12 Roosevelt

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

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