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Mild Sauce - Only in Chicago?

by xbeetfarmx 13 years ago

So this is my first post to chowhounds. Hi! One of my favorite things about Chicago, is something called "Mild Sauce"...


masha commented 6 hours ago

Best Chicago Sushi?

by Phillyeater27 3 days ago

Looking for authentic japanese restaurant that specializes in sushi. Any suggestions?


foodwhisperer commented 2 days ago

Elizabeth wine pairings

by qtsam11 24 days ago

I liked everyone's insights on the below post regarding Alinea. That post is too old for me to post on so I just tho...


masha commented 3 days ago

Local Faves

by shf66shf 1 month ago

Hello! I will be visiting Chicago at the end of June. Originally from Chicago and looking forward to returning for j...

qtsam11 commented 5 days ago

Weekend Choices - Don't Want Brunch for Lunch and Want Not Too Pricey Dinner

by jpie 21 days ago

We arrive in Chicago the last week of June. Our plane comes into Midway around 3:30PM and we are staying near the air...


jpie commented 8 days ago

Sally's Ribs NW Side...anyone heard or remember them? Info?

by RSMBob 13 years ago

I ran into a fellow ex-Chicagoan out here in SoCal the other day and he went on and on about Sally's Ribs, a place th...


jtalbott commented 9 days ago

Gaslight Club

by KAD 15 years ago

Anyone remember the Gaslight Club Downtown and at O'hare? You had to be a member and show them a key at the door befo...


SSSC commented 14 days ago

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Alinea Reservations

by justin_g1809 14 days ago

Hi, I'm looking for a reservation for 2 people at Alinea anytime between June 20 and July 5. I would prefer the Gall...

Chicago Area Propane Refill

by tgh48 14 days ago

Hi - I live on the North side Chicago and I want to refill my grill's propane tank. (not exchange it for a tank at a ...


masha commented 14 days ago

Al's Italian Beef & Giardiniera CopyCat Recipe

by I_like_to_dip 16 days ago

The images here go over my reasons for what I believe goes into Al's Italian Beef. This recipe is for a big batch tha...


I_like_to_dip commented 16 days ago

Fabulous Dinner at Smyth

by masha 5 months ago

We went to Smyth for the 8-course tasting dinner on Saturday evening to celebrate a special occasion and had a wonder...

meatn3 commented 16 days ago

Solo Dining in downtown Chicago

by ConsApi 16 days ago

I'm staying at the Palmer House, all by my lonesome self. Need to find an interesting place for dinner, not too expe...

nsxtasy commented 16 days ago

One lunch in Chicago

by kickerconspiracy 18 days ago

Come at me with your best rec. In Chicago til Friday. Purple Pig, Au Cheval and pizza is out. Any cuisine, any...


kickerconspiracy commented 16 days ago

Two sisters in Chicago

by walkoffdinner 19 days ago

We will be in the Chicago area, thinking Wicker Park but open to other suggestions, in late June for 3 days. Took ...

Gonzo70 commented 17 days ago

Italian Beef Recipe

by chief 15 years ago

I've lived in Chicago my whole life. Here is what I'm looking for: What is the receipe for Al's Italian Beef. H...


I_like_to_dip commented 17 days ago

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42 Grams Closed "Indefinitely"

by masha 19 days ago

See Tribune article,

Chicago with a Toddler

by ml77 2 months ago

My wife and I will be visiting Chicago from NYC on May 28-June 2. We're staying at a Best Western near the Roosevelt...


masha commented 21 days ago

Chicago Farmers Markets

by ktc1575 23 days ago

I'll be in Chicago on Saturday and I'd like to check out the Farmer's Market. Did a little research and had no idea t...


Querencia commented 23 days ago

Rooftop cocktails near Blackbird?

by dloons 25 days ago

Any ideas for rooftop - or just lovely - cocktail place to meet friends before dinner at Blackbird?

nsxtasy commented 23 days ago

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Next Hollywood Reservations

by k1robertson 24 days ago

Due to a change of plans, I'm hoping to transfer my Next reservation tickets to someone else (all reservation tickets...