Category Archives: South Loop

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

9 Great Middle Eastern Restaurants in Chicago

I love the fresh, earthy, spicy flavors of Middle Eastern food from falafel to tabbouleh to kebabs.  Chicago has a rich landscape of such cuisine in each neighborhood.  Below is a list of 9 Great Middle Eastern Restaurants in Chicago.   Zaytune   What:  Middle Eastern stalwart in the Bridgeport neighborhood with some of the freshest pita you will find

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

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 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