Quick trip to the city from WI last monday. Schmidt and McCormick's for "happy hour". The apps were good got the pecan catfish, artichoke dip, salmon cakes and i can't remember the last one. Tues am bkfst at Nookies on Wells the cranberry apple pancakes were v. good a bit heavy but "stick to your ribs" till early dinner. I always have been an Opart Thai kind of gal but after reading all the post about Spoon went there also v. good banana blossom salad yum yum, chicken satay good, duck salad good kinda duck liver after taste but good. thanx for the rec chicago. Can't wait to come back down and shop and eat some more next time back to Devon ave.