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Italian Restaurant

by mrgreencu2017 3 days ago

7 or 8 years ago my wife and i had a wonderful dinner at an Italian Restaurant in the Chicago area but I can't rememb...


RonnieO commented 1 day ago

Chicago Restaurant Week 2017 -- Where Are You Going?

by Felliott 3 days ago

Chicago restaurant week is January 27-February 9 this year. I participated for the first time last year and went to S...

Gonzo70 commented 2 days ago

Pre-Hamilton dins

by lavendula 7 days ago

Looking for a mid-range nice dinner near the Private Bank Theater. 1 Vegetarian (dairy and eggs ok) and the rest hun...


lavendula commented 3 days ago

Authentic British Orange Marmalade

by amgole 7 days ago

Does anyone know where I can find authentic British Orange Marmalade in the Chicago area? I'm talking about Frank Coo...


was_bk commented 3 days ago

Kid-Friendly Restaurants Near PrivateBank Theatre

by Felliott 5 days ago

My husband and I, along with a group of 6 friends, are going to see Hamilton next month (can't wait!). Originally, we...


Felliott commented 3 days ago

Best Pizza in Chicago?

by phelana 10 years ago

A group of us are meeting in Chicago in two weeks and want the best restaurant for pizza. Please advice. Is Lou Malna...

Gonzo70 commented 7 days ago

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Eden - Anyone been there?

by masha 11 days ago

Has anyone eaten at Eden yet? It's the new restaurant in the West Loop from the people who operate Paramount Caterin...

El Biancos Italian Restaurant

by Jeff 12 years ago

I remember dining with my family about 35 years ago at a restaurant in Chicago that I believe was located on the Sout...


magicbusdriver commented 14 days ago

Special occasion dinner near Privatebank Theater, Chicago

by blazio 26 days ago

We will be staying near the Privatebank Theater in January to see Hamilton. I am looking for a place to take 4 of us...


blazio commented 14 days ago

River North on NYE--Walk-in at Bavette's or go with Siena Tavern? Drink only options?

by bte576 21 days ago

It’s been a few years since I’ve gone out in a city for NYE and have never been in Chicago for it, but we’ll be there...


rhododendron commented 14 days ago

Roister | West Loop - Chicago

by Melanie Wong 23 days ago

Picking up the trip reporting again . . . on my second night in Chicago, we had tickets for a late seating at the cou...


rhododendron commented 22 days ago

Visiting for 4 days from SF - Feedback on plan?

by fatburger 4 months ago

Visiting from the Bay Area for 4 days, After lurking the Chicago boards I came up with a rough plan. I'd like to f...

nsxtasy commented 22 days ago

Egg rolls with peanut butter

by gigi 10 years ago

Many moons ago, I visited a chinese restaurant in Roselle (in NW suburbs) called Wing Hing. It had, among other thin...


OzzyD commented 25 days ago

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Long Shot - Anyone Know of Chicagoland Sources for Autocrat Coffee Milk Syrup?

by ferret 27 days ago

I forgot to order ahead of time, so wondering if anyone in the area carries it?

PuertoRican in Chicago?

by Amelie 9 years ago

Anywhere, by chance, to get pasteles or other authentic PR cuisine?


ArtKY commented 29 days ago

Kosher Hard Salami

by stanfordfoodcritic 9 years ago

This is a serious question - not some sort of sexual pun. Does anyone know a good deli to get hard Kosher/Jewish Sal...

weinstein5 commented 1 month ago

Simit in Chicago?

by Springer 4 years ago

Anyone ever found this Turkish sesame ring bread in Chicago?


lavitsa commented 1 month ago

Vegetarian Dim Sum in/near Chicago

by mrsdebdav 1 month ago

Does anyone know of a resto serving vegetarian dim sum in Chicago or burbs? I miss my Flushing, NY go-to. Thanks!


mrsdebdav commented 1 month ago

Best liquor store in Chicago?

by LBD 1 year ago

I'm visiting next week from North Carolina where the sale of spirits is controlled by the state so the selection here...


bigmyrn commented 1 month ago

Boba tea Flavored pearls

by dbfact 2 months ago

Chicago (North suburbs). Is there a place that sells the flavored boba tea pearls? I would like to buy some for a par...


dbfact commented 1 month ago