Category Archives: Gold Coast

19 Best Chicago Italian Restaurants Accessible Via Mass Transit

Buon Giorno, mi amici!  After careful research, I give you my picks for “19 Best Chicago Italian Restaurants Accessible Via Mass Transit”.  What are you waiting for?  Let’s hit the rails and get fed! **Click on the restaurant names for more information and directions.     The Gold Coast     Nico Osteria – This Italian seafood-centric restaurant is located in

17 Best Chicago Tacos Accessible Via Mass Transit

Hola, mi gente!   After careful research, I give you my picks for the “17 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.   Carnitas Uruapan     Carnitas is the specialty here and it’s the best you will find in

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

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

Chicago Dining Roundup – Evanston to Bridgeport

Hey, Everyone!  During the last 3 weeks, I have covered a lot of territory on the Chicago dining scene from the north side to the south side in 14 different neighborhoods.  I have gotten cozy in some adorable coffeehouses, celebrated Taco Tuesday, stuffed my face full of some decadent desserts and I stopped in at the latest giant among Chicago’s