All posts tagged "Something you should eat"

  • Vosges Boxed Mixes

    We’ve all been guilty of baking something from a box at one point or another.  I have to admit, I made my fair share of...

  • Ramen at Tampopo

    If you’re at all a fan of Tampopo – and I mean the seminal cult film about the quest to create the perfect ramen shop – then...

  • Goat Burger at Burger Bar

      Stephanie Izard may have single-handedly made goat cool, but whether you give her credit or not, the lean meat is starting to show up...

  • La Humita

      Steamed like a tamale, redolent with sweet corn and intense achiote oil, these Ecuadorian treats are hard to come by in Chicago. At La Humita,...

  • Flaco’s Tacos

      If you’ve spent anytime in San Diego, or along the Baja Peninsula, you’ve probably seen fish tacos. Typically fried, these regional specialties are also...

  • Bread Pudding from Floriole

      If Wheaties is the “breakfast of champions,” then I’m Bruce Jenner. Marketing propaganda aside, I’ve never found the same satisfaction in a bowl of...

  • Danny’s Fried Meatball Sandwiches

      Columbus Day is celebrated next Monday, and in addition to a big parade down the eponymous Avenue near Grant Park, Italians will be celebrating...

  • Birria from Zaragoza

    A lot of attention is being paid to local chef Stephanie Izard’s upcoming restaurant, The Girl & The Goat. She’s been hosting special preview dinners under the...

  • Kao Soi from Sticky Rice

    The Thai New Year of Songkran begins today, and while the Thais will be having water fights during the three-day festival, those of us in America will...

  • Rustic Apple Tart at Bittersweet

    I’ve been a fan of Bittersweet in Lake View since they opened, in 1992. For years, I’ve had them make the birthday cakes for my kids, because...

  • Burgers at Edzo’s

    This week, I’m off to Evanston, not to quiz the law students on how they’re going about digging up research on capital crime cases, mind...