Let the sweet-as-pie owner guide you to BBQ nirvana. Opt to make your meat (pulled pork is my fave!) into a sandwich and load up on the custom sauces. Grab whatever dessert is being featured on your way out.
Charlie Trotter's vet Matthias Merges' Japanese street food eaterys a destination for sure in quiet Avondale, but the refined food, inventive cocktails and sake make it worth the trip. Think delicate sea urchin atop crispy rice cakes, tender soft shelled crab in miso broth, and super crisp twice-fried chicken (a more generous plate than most for sharing).
2818 W Diversey Ave, Chicago
In ShortThe first International House of Pancakes opened in a suburb of Los Angeles in 1958 serving a menu of hearty breakfast favorites. Today the restaurant still serves its…
2956 N Albany Ave, Chicago
Being a bit of a hummus connoisseur, I have taste-tested dozens of different kinds of hummus offered by various restaurants in the city. The hummus at Small Bar beats out even the…
2977 N Elston Ave, Chicago
Handsome people, fantastic drinks and even better Tuesday night live samba band! Don't come here if your looking for a place to relax and just have a drink, be prepared for feet…
Yusho Restaurant. Love this spot - fantastic small plates like chicken wings and pork jowl combine with excellent cocktails for a stellar dining experience.… read more
Yusho Restaurant. Chef Matthias Merges has created an amazing Japanese small plates restaurant. Get the oysters and save room for dessert. … read more