All posts tagged "chicago"

  • Taro Tapioca Shake from Joy Yee’s

    I always thought taro root was something used in steamed or fried dishes at dim sum parlors. That is, until my colleague Kevin Pang, from...

  • Freddy’s Pizzeria

    Well worth the trip to the heart of Cicero, this family-run grocery/café/gelateria is a gem and a throwback. Hearty, homemade portions, great food to-go, a...

  • Telegraph

    Former Avec sous chef runs the kitchen here, and the wine bar (from the folks at Webster’s Wine Bar and The Bluebird) is the latest...

  • Johnnie’s

    Forget what they say about Al’s and Mr. Beef, this is the preeminent Italian beef stand in Chicago (technically, Elmwood Park) and the lemon ice...

  • Arami

    One of my favorite sushi spots in Chicago; small, intimate and while the omakase (chef’s tasting) runs a tad $$$, selections are wonderful and creative...

  • Roka Akor

    Based in London, with an outpost in Scottsdale, it reeks of corporate dining, but it’s a fun, efficient machine with a super-huge Japanese robata grill...

  • Ruxbin

    One of my favorite BYOBs in Chicago; corkage just $5 per table. The chef is a former Per Se vet, so despite the low-key ‘hood,...

  • Raviolo at Davanti Enoteca

    Just about every Italian restaurant on Taylor Street, in Little Italy, serves the same lineup: penne with vodka sauce, eggplant parm and veal milanese. But...

  • Toast Skagen from Tre Kronor

    I’ve really had a thing for Swedish food lately (yesterday’s post made that pretty obvious), and it can’t be because I’m working my way through...

  • Surprise Guest Interview in Stockholm

    I’ll let the video do all of the explaining here. Hopefully you’ve already seen my “Something You Should Eat” post from earlier today, in order for...

  • Top 5 Places for Gluten-Free in Chicagoland

    This time of year is just murder on people with special requests, allergies and gluten-intolerance.  There are backyard barbecues, graduation lunches and wedding showers, not...