Category Archives: Foodie

Fall is a Delicious Season at Smallcakes …..

 Autumn is a feast of the senses. Everything from the colorful leaves to the smells of hot cider and pumpkin latte says that fall is here. Along with those smells, come the special foods of fall . Apples are made … Continue reading

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 A Little Taste of the Big Apple- Joe’s Tea and Chips 

    Recently, I visited New York City . While I was there, I got the chance to try some exceptional tea. As you well know, tea is my Kryptonite. Jen has her soda and I have my teas. I … Continue reading

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Definitely Healthy and Definitely Delicious –Roti Modern Mediterranean Opens on Jackson Street

In a sea of fast food joints and pizza parlors, Chicago has gotten the reputation for unhealthy eating. It is not a sin to grab a burger, but lately people are watching what they eat more and more. We are … Continue reading

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It’s the Original Heaven on Seven …….A Chicago Tradition

Three generations of Bannos’ have brought Chicago ‘s diners some of the tastiest food. Jimmy Bannos took what he learned from his grandparents and parents at the family’s Garland Avenue restaurant . The result is the Loop restaurant with some … Continue reading

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​New Place in the Neighborhood- Empirical Brewery

Just recently,  Rogers Park got another bistro . Cushioned between the fast food and pizza joints, is a place that gives the neighborhood a little more of a gourmet spin. Customers at Empirical Brewery can get a tasty meal and … Continue reading

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For Some Good Ole Eatin- Head to Route 62

There is no denyin , I am a country girl. You can put me on the Mag Mile, put a Louis in my hand, but when it comes down to food, give me a great big ole piece of meat. … Continue reading

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Pizzeria Due Presents Thin Crust Pizza with Deep Dish Attitude

Chicago has long been known for pizza , deep dish or thin crust. Almost every tourist or vendor , can tell the story of when they had their first slice and where they had it. When you talk about Chicago … Continue reading

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