Category Archives: Miscellaneous

You Need To Try These Fabulous Celebrity Chef Restaurants

Celebrity chef restaurants have taken us by storm in the last decade thanks to cable T.V. shows like Top Chef and Master Chef.  It is a vastly different landscape than when I grew up in an age when there were only of 3 or 4 T.V. stations.  Julia Child, Jacques Pépin and The Galloping Gourmet  were the only culinary heroes we had to watch back then.

Andersonville, Chicago – 6 Awesome Eats

Andersonville is one of the most charming neighborhoods in Chicago.  Located on the north side of town, it has Swedish roots, beautifully tree-lined streets, pretty houses and adorable shops.  An added bonus, Andersonville has wonderful restaurants, bars and bakeries.   I spent a fair amount of time wandering around Andersonville during the last few years. So, I thought it was

7 Best Logan Square Restaurants – How many have you tried?

Logan Square is one of my absolute favorite neighborhoods.  Situated away from overcrowded restaurant destinations such as River North and Lakeview, Logan Square is home to some of the cutest and most delicious spots in Chicago.  Here are the 7 Best Logan Square Restaurants from a Michelin-starred tavern/inn to a beloved pie shop with a garden.  How many have you

9 Best Chicago Burgers You Must Have!

After careful research, I give to you my picks for the 9 Best Chicago Burgers, accessible via mass transit.  Get out, hit the rails and grab these tasty bites ! **Click on the restaurant names for more information and directions.     9.  Butcher & the Burger   If you are in Lincoln Park and you’re craving some custom-made burgers, I suggest you

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