Find Sub City

Maybe it's my joy of unearthing a hidden treasure, my love of carrying a single vessel of meats, cheeses and vegetables, or my upbringing with Joey Tribbiani- but my love of sub sandwiches is on a steep rise. I'd like to believe that every town has a great sandwich shop, but it's the ones that... Continue Reading →

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Belly warming stops in Chicago

(Warning: this article contains A LOT of bitching about cold weather, but balances with food spots to remedy that.) My last trip to Chicago was so effing cold, I could barely huddle with strangers under the blue line heat lamps close enough. It was the kind of cold that makes you cry and freezes your... Continue Reading →

Chicago: The Aviary

Of course I've been obsessed with The Aviary, and every other Achatz culinary adventure since my visit to Alinea. Not just a cocktail lounge, this is a theatrical experience that will provide you with stories to share with friends for years to come. I don't consider myself a "one upper", but I have a few... Continue Reading →

Chicago: So.Much.Food.

After heading back to Chicago for the weekend it has confirmed one thing to me, I can't get enough of that damn city. While we attempted to sprinkle in a few more activities, it was mostly a four day binge on restaurants, bars, and great music. My next few posts will be dedicated to the... Continue Reading →

Sugapeach: soul food in Iowa

While cheese balls and corn nuggets are NOT hard to come by in this area, you will not find fried okra on many menus. It's just one of the reasons to make the trip to Sugapeach in August when it opens. The owner promised food "like going to your grandmother's house on Thanksgiving", and from... Continue Reading →

50 Best New Restaurants

There's not much I need to say here, this list says it all. Bon Appetit just released their top 50 Best New Restaurants in the U.S. (Please notice the article layout they were probably copying from my blog because of its' awesomeness.) While I'm sad to say I've only eaten at one of the said... Continue Reading →

Do it: Pig & Porter

Hoopla covered the background of it opening. Little Village released the menu. I figured I'd dive right in and drink half the cocktail menu, while I ate multiple selections from the¬†food offerings from Pig & Porter. Last Thursday night, we stopped in for a late supper and to check out the newest place in town.... Continue Reading →

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