Category Archives: The Loop

Chicago Food Scene – 4 Neighborhoods

Hey, foodies!  It’s been a very tasty week out here on the Chicago food scene.  As usual, I traversed The Windy City using the ever-so efficient CTA trains and buses.  The ‘L’ and the buses are still the fastest and most environmentally-friendly way to explore Chicago.  So leave your car at home and ride the rails to the following delicious

10 Best Burgers Chicago You Must Have!

After careful research, I give to you my picks for the 10 Best Burgers Chicago has to offer, accessible via mass transit.  Get out, hit the rails and grab these tasty bites! **Click on the restaurant names for more information and directions.     10.  Butcher & the Burger   If you are in Lincoln Park and you’re craving some custom-made burgers, I suggest

5 Counter-Serve Spots for Healthy Salads in Chicago

Many folks deem summer days as salad days but every day is a salad day for me.  I credit my mother for raising me on an abundance of healthy salads and fresh vegetables in our daily meals.  That positive habit has carried over into my adult life.  Luckily, there is a new and growing trend of fast-casual, counter-serve locations in

Chicago Dining Ideas – The Loop, River North, Ravenswood, Evanston

People who live in great big cities yet never leave their neighborhood to dine out baffle me. Culinary meccas like Chicago have a multitude of food establishments from pizza to tacos to fine dining establishments all around town which you should be exploring. The easiest way to navigate Chicago’s food scene is to

Great Eats at These 2 Old and New Chicago Restaurants

When I first moved to Chicago over a decade ago, Chicago restaurants were nothing special.  It’s not that there weren’t any decent places to eat, it’s just that were all the same.   In fact, the Chicago restaurants ten years ago were predictably representative of the meat-and-potatoes stereotype of the “hog butcher to the world.”  However, in a slow but