Xoco – Chicago

Xoco is the newest restaurant from chef and Top Chef Master Rick Bayless, co-owner of Topolobampo and Frontera Grill. The casual eatery draws inspiration from Mexican street food, but // read more

Taxim – Chicago

Greek restaurant. You know the stereotype.Those perfectly turned potatoes - I believe they come like that in a bag. The perfect rice - is that Uncle Bens? The classic salad made with // read more

Green City Market in Chicagoland

With their long hot and humid summers, Illinois grows an exorbitant amount of produce. It's something I was unaware of and surprised by while dining in Chicagoland, and was thrilled to find // read more

Breakfast of Champions – Hot Doug’s

10:30 in the morning seemed unusually early to seek out duck fat fries, but I'm not alone. Fridays and Saturdays only, Hot Doug's serves up quack fries along with an unusual and // read more

Raising the Bar – Chicago

The stars of the bars have been found. Sable, at the new Palomar Hotel does not disappoint. An ace staff overseen by executive bartender Mike Ryan runs a tight ship, shaking and // read more

Margie’s – Sweet in Chicago

With its classic neon signage, Margie's provides a glimpse into real Chicagoland. Set on a corner in the Bucktown neighbourhood, families and friends gather for sundaes and shakes at // read more

Lowering the Bar – Chicago

Two nights in we have yet to find the ultimate cocktail bar. One that makes a White Lady, a Sazerac or other classic libation with ease and quality spirits. Sometimes you can't always get // read more

Chicago – Tastes in the City that Works

I'm in the city that works, as they deem it. Chicago. I'm digging the architecture and digging into the food. Enjoyed Sunday brunch today at one of James Beard award-winning chef Paul // read more