Category Archives: Dining

Semiramis: Seek out a Neighborhood Gem

The vegetarian Plate at Semiramis is full of favorites. If you’re in the mood for a wonderful Lebanese meal, you don’t have to spend that much or go that far to get it. Less than $20 and a large appetite … Continue reading

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Chicago’s Best Hot Diggety Dog Drive-in: Superdawg

There are hundreds of places in the city to catch an awesome Chicago-style hotdog – from the self-proclaimed “encased meats emporium” Hot Dougs to the sometimes lewd and usually crude Wiener Circle. So just where does a local family go to … Continue reading

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Two Bites of Takashi

Be honest. Have you drooled over Chef Takashi Yagihashi’s food on Top Chef Masters this season? Me, too. Luckily, Chicago diners can turn off the television and head to either of Chef Takashi’s French-inspired Japanese restaurants in the city.

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Chicago’s Top 3 Breakfast Spots (According to My Almost Three and Eleven-Year-Old Kids)

Nothing beats breakfast in Chicago on a Saturday morning. After a busy work week, the last thing I want to do is man the griddle early on a weekend. You’ll usually find my kids begging and me giving in (very … Continue reading

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The Good Life: RM Champagne Salon

As someone who recently started paying their own cell phone bill, I’m declaring myself a grownup. Officially. And since nothing says adulthood quite like catching a buzz on a weekday, I ventured to the West Loop’s much ballyhooed RM Champagne … Continue reading

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Feed Your Olympic Appetite at these British Gastropubs

Cheering Team U.S.A. to victory is hard work and requires a great deal of fuel. Fortunately, it’s easy to find British cuisine in Chicago that meets Olympic standards.

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3 Choices for Outdoor Dining in Wicker Park

Every Summer, Chicago is blessed with a few perfect days of sunshine and mild temperatures. You know when the ideal conditions have arrived because everyone with an appetite can be found dining al fresco. While there are great restaurants serving … Continue reading

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