Category Archives: Wicker Park

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

5 Best Chicago Ramen Shops Near The ‘L’

2015 welcomed the resurgence of ramen or a “ramen-ssance,” as I like to call it.  Not the pathetic, store-bought, paper cup ramen but rather, the traditional, serious ramen shops with great ingredients.  Chicago was no exception and I was super excited to crawl into all of the mammoth-sized bowls around town, in an effort to find the 5 Best Chicago Ramen

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

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

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