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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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Not Just For Kids Anymore- StarKist Kids Creations Give Adults A Healthy Edge

It is so hard to eat a healthy lunch especially when you are a busy adult. You could take the fast food route , but that is so filled with fat and things to clog your arteries. Salad is good … Continue reading

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Bringing Back the Memories of Summer- Riva Crab House

 Despite the warm temps, summer is just a memory now. Those carefree days by Lake Michigan, moshing at Lollapalooza, or barbecuing on the deck can be put in the file marked summer 2016. But at Navy Pier, summer  continues. Riva … Continue reading

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Jeff Makes Kitsch Cool at Pork and Mindy’s

Bucktown  has that cool vibe that reminds me of NYC. It is filled with video stores , junk shops, and coffee shops. Each and every food place there has its own special personality . Even the taco bell boasts their … Continue reading

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Going Back to the Kitsch- en – Pomp and Circumstance

Just recently, a new bistro opened up in Old Town. It isn’t your typical restaurant , it combines a nostalgic feel with good food and comfortable settings. Pomp and Circumstance is the kind of place that Don Draper and Co … Continue reading

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Papaspiros – A Tasty Little Secret

I was led to believe that the best foods come from certain parts of town. (Devon-Indian, Cernak-Chinese, etc.) In fact, one of my favorite cuisines is Greek. Well I am here to tell you that you don’t have to go … Continue reading

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Black Finn Arrives in River North

Last week a new restaurant opened in River North. Combination restaurant and sports bar, Black Finn Amerpub pleases the palate        with a menu to tantalize and delight. The restaurant pub made a big splash last Thursday as media VIPs … Continue reading

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