Halo Asian Mix 29 E. Adams St. Chicago, IL In the loop, near corner Wabash and Adams Phone 312 360-1111 Website: haloasianmix.com Just discovered this hole in the wall joint yesteray, in the loop, no less. It’s right near the southwest corner of Adams and Wabash, nestled among the row of lunch places on that [...]
Inside Summer Summer 1123 W Granville Ave (at Broadway St) Chicago, IL 60660 Neighborhood: Edgewater (773) 761-8500 I pass by this restaurant all the time since it replaced a divey diner a few years ago but never had a chance to check it out. The former restaurant was a greasy spoon that had some Chinese [...]
Cheese Burger @ The Coffee Shop I stumbled upon this cafe in New York City’s Union Square neighborhood by happenstance. We were on our way to scope out the place where I need to go on Wednesday. We were so hungry that as soon as we emerged from the bowels of NYC, we went into [...]
NhuLan’s Bakery is one new discovery that I go back to at least twice a month. It’s basically a Vietnamese/French bakery on the 2000 block of W. Lawrence in Chicago in Lincoln Square/Ravenswood. Their baguettes are quite wonderful, especially when you freeze them and then heat them in the oven – crisp outside and soft [...]
Trio, Trio, Trio – a sampling of Ceviches at Topolobampo We had a visitor from California over the weekend – who specifically requested to dine at the celebrated Rick Bayless restaurant, Topolobampo, the award-winning Mexican restaurant which was named as one of the top new restaurants in the US when it opened in 1991. So [...]
The best crispy pata in town is in my favorite Filipino restaurant, Isla Pilipina on Lawrence. These are my friends, Bob and Bernie enjoying crispy fried hog hocks! Their sinigang is not bad either.
One of the guilty pleasures of eating fast food in Chicago … is Wolfy’s on Peterson. I go there for my monthly fix of Chicago-style hotdogs or ribeye sandwich. Ron goes there fo his Italian Beef fix.