Category Archives: Pilsen

Where to find the best restaurants in Pilsen

Pilsen is a fabulous section of Chicago which is rich in Mexican-American history.  Perhaps, no other neighborhood in Chicago reminds me more of the Latino neighborhoods in Queens where I spent most of my life.  Walking through Pilsen is a sensory experience of colors and smells that will make you hungry, so I have 

10 Fabulous Latin Eats You Should Have in Chicago

Winter is upon us here in Chicago, and our thoughts often shift to warmer climates, as well as the food that we associate with them.  But, if you cannot escape the polar vortex, below is a list of “10 Fabulous Latin Eats in Chicago.”  Grab your coat and hop the rails to these tasty, local hot spots!

Sensational Chicago Bakeries That Will Make You Drool

I roll my eyes when people say “It’s baking season” because every season is baking season, if you like baked goods.  Whether you have a sweet tooth or prefer savory bites, I give you my list of the best Chicago bakeries that will make you drool, regardless of whether it is

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