Category Archives: Pilsen

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

Eating Chicago in 2 Days – Vol. 2

Are you heading to Chicago for just a couple of days on business or for a quick getaway but have no idea where to find the best food and drink?  Don’t worry because I’ve got you covered with my new blog series, Eating Chicago in 2 Days.  I am creating short itineraries of Chicago’s must-visit restaurants, bars, coffee houses and specialty shops which

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. 

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

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