Category Archives: CTA bus #8 Halsted

15 Best Chicago Tacos Accessible Via Mass Transit

Hola, mi gente!   After careful research, I give to you my picks for the “15 Best Chicago Tacos Accessible Via Mass Transit.”  That’s a lot of hot sauce and napkins, folks!  It was my pleasure. Enjoy!   *Click on the links provided for full blog reviews and directions.     [Editors Note:  This post was originally published on October 27, 2015

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 really cool coffeehouses and shops where I can settle in, escape and enjoy my caffeine.  Groovy tunes are definitely a bonus.  After careful research, I give

Chicago’s Best Asian Restaurants: Part 1

When I moved from New York City to Chicago, one of the things I missed most was great Asian food.  I especially missed the righteous Chinese fare found in NYC.  I struggled for years to understand why Chinese restaurants in Chicago were filling their wontons with chicken.  Say what?!  Why weren’t they using pork?  It was just one of many

NEW POST: Chicago’s 5 Best Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurants

By no means would I consider myself a vegetarian or a vegan.  I like an array of proteins in my diet.  However, lately, I am bent on living a mostly meatless existence.  In an effort to watch cholesterol and fat, I try to avoid eating meat most of the time.  When a craving for beef, veal or lamb hits me,

Bridgeport, Chicago – 6 Awesome Eats

Bridgeport is an historic neighborhood on Chicago’s south side.  A humble, working-class pocket of town which has been home to politicians and sports fans over the years, Bridgeport reminds me a lot of parts of Queens and the Bronx in New York.  That’s a big reason why I enjoy visiting some of its restaurants, bars and coffeehouses.  I have a