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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,

19 Best Chicago Italian Restaurants Accessible Via Mass Transit

Buon Giorno, mi amici!  After careful research, I give you my picks for “19 Best Chicago Italian Restaurants Accessible Via Mass Transit”.  What are you waiting for?  Let’s hit the rails and get fed! **Click on the restaurant names for more information and directions.     The Gold Coast     Nico Osteria – This Italian seafood-centric restaurant is located in

The Best Neapolitan Pizza – Chicago

The great pizza debate.  Who has the best pies and slices?  New York versus Chicago?  This is pretty heady stuff to sort out.  Tempers flare.  Heels dig in.  Battle lines get drawn.  The truth is that pizza preference is a highly individualistic thing.  I am a New Yorker of Italian heritage, so, naturally, I prefer Neapolitan pizza with its generous use

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

30 Coolest Chicago Coffee Spots

I take my coffee very seriously.  I will gladly go out of my way, 30 minutes or more, for expertly roasted beans and a properly prepared cup of java.  Just as important, is finding cool coffee shops where I can settle in, escape and enjoy my caffeine.  Groovy tunes are a bonus.  After careful research, I give to you, my