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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 Best Chicago Ramen Shops Near The ‘L’

2015 welcomed the resurgence of ramen or a “ramen-ssance,” as I like to call it.  Not the pathetic, store-bought, paper cup ramen but rather, the traditional, serious ramen shops with great ingredients.  Chicago was no exception and I was super excited to crawl into all of the mammoth-sized bowls around town, in an effort to find the 5 Best Chicago Ramen

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

These 8 Chicago Neighborhoods Offer Amazing Eats

The very best way to get to know any city is to venture outside of the downtown area or city center and check out as many cool neighborhoods as possible.  If you love great food and drink, then you definitely want to explore the many wonderful spots for breakfast, lunch, dinner, coffee, and snacks.  Chicago neighborhoods have no shortage of

Chicago’s Chinatown restaurants that make you smile and sweat

Have you been curious about the restaurants in Chicago’s Chinatown?  I can help you!  There are so many choices representing different cuisine from all over Asia.  You can find places with traditional food and modest interiors to more modern restaurants with a swanky feel. Whatever your preference, do not miss out on spending some time in this part of The