Category Archives: Hyde Park

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

Yusho – Hyde Park, Chicago

I said it before and I’ll say it again.  Soup is my favorite food group.  And, for me, ramen reigns supreme among all soupy goodness.  Today I took a long overdue visit to Yusho, a Japanese grill and noodle shop, in Chicago’s beautiful and historic Hyde Park neighborhood to check out one of its much-acclaimed bowls of wonderful.    

Ja’ Grill – Jamaican Cuisine in Hyde Park, Chicago

  If you’re like me and unable to leave town during these upcoming chilly months, you might be looking for a way to experience a bit of the islands closer to home.  There is no better way to do so than to hit up some Caribbean fare without getting your passport stamped.  A couple of weeks ago when temps dipped