Monthly Archives: December 2017

Ultimate Guide to the Best Restaurants of 2017

This year I sipped, slurped and chewed my way through some outstanding meals in New York and Chicago.  It wasn’t too tricky narrowing down the standout dishes.  I just closed my eyes, clicked my heels three times and conjured up visions of sauces dancing in my head.  I give to you my Ultimate Guide to the Best Restaurants of 2017. 

The Best Neapolitan Pizza – Chicago

The great pizza debate.  Who has the best pies and slices?  New York versus Chicago?  This is pretty heady stuff to sort out.  Tempers flare.  Heels dig in.  Battle lines get drawn.  The truth is that pizza preference is a highly individualistic thing.  I am a New Yorker of Italian heritage, so, naturally, I prefer Neapolitan pizza with its generous use

Chicago Restaurant Options by Neighborhood

Chicago restaurant options are a culinary mecca for foodies from around the world and Chicago restaurant bloggers are no exception.  If you are a new to my Feeding Off The Rails blog, allow me to show you how to reach to the best food and drink around the Windy City using our local mass transit.  No need to worry about

11 Chicago Bars You Absolutely Must Visit

If you are spending any time on the Chicago food scene, you know that it is also a serious drinking town.  One joke goes that “Chicago is a drinking town with a sports problem.”  There are over 100 craft breweries, legendary neighborhood dive bars and classy cocktail and whiskey lounges.  After imbibing my way through this beautiful yet gritty town

Chicago Restaurants – West Loop, South Loop

Chicago restaurants are among the finest in the country and there are so many from which to choose.  I often travel to many different neighborhoods like Logan Square, Andersonville, Lakeview, and Bridgeport, to name a few, to get my taste buds what they need.  Last week I kept my culinary journeys downtown in the West Loop and South Loop.  Here’s