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Delicious on Wheels

I can honestly say that my fascination with food trucks started long before the current trend. I have sought them out in the various cities we have visited and at times even planned a whole trip around eating at a…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011
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Here piggy, piggy…

New restaurants seem to open every other week in Chicago with gastropubs leading the way. Some seem to frequently make the restaurant “hot list” in the local reviews, but one of my favorites, even though it was voted…

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Posted by: on Saturday, January 8th, 2011
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What’s up Fat Boy!

Not too long ago a friend introduced me to a little piece of heaven called the Fat Boy.  You can find it at a place called The Old Oak Tap in Ukrainian Village in Chicago. Although it is listed on the menu as an…

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Posted by: on Sunday, September 12th, 2010
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Urbanbelly: Communal Dining in Chicago

In a quiet unassuming neighborhood lies an equally unassuming restaurant. Nestled in a small strip mall between a laundry mat and a cleaners lies Urbanbelly, one of my favorite restaurants in Chicago. It is a small jewel…

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Posted by: on Sunday, November 22nd, 2009
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Where to eat in Chicago?

I used to live in Chicago. I also used to cook professionally there and did more than my fair share of eating around town. Once a month someone I know is going to Chicago and asks for suggestions. Here they are, in no…

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Posted by: on Friday, October 9th, 2009
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Now I Know What Gimmick Tastes Like

My brother Keith told us about this cool restaurant in Chicago, so when we planned a trip to the windy city, I was excited to make a reservation at Moto. Keith had a great experience here and said that the chef “had…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, May 2nd, 2007
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Bento at 30,000 feet

With countless budget cuts in air travel these days, one is lucky to get a free pack of peanuts let alone a full meal. With this in mind, the people over at Conde Nast’s excellent site concierge.com challenged chef…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, May 9th, 2006
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