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Mexique has Shuttered

Gonzo70
by Gonzo70 6 days ago

Sorry to report Mexique has abruptly shuttered; enjoyed several meals here over the years and was just about to head ...

One Night in Chicago Next Weekend - Restaurant Ideas

by Dave MP 16 days ago

I'll be in Chicago with my brother next Friday night. We are looking to eat dinner somewhere northwest of downtown......

Gonzo70

Gonzo70 commented 6 days ago

Smyth or Oriole?

by sffoodie123 2 months ago

Visiting Chicago soon. Debating between Smyth and Oriole for a single meal. Which is the better bet? Will be dining s...

Gonzo70

Gonzo70 commented 8 days ago

Dinner next Wednesday with clients

by CookbookQueen 10 days ago

Looking for restaurant recs for dinner for 4 next week. 2 of us with 2 clients. Cost is not an option, but would like...

nsxtasy

nsxtasy commented 10 days ago

Good Americanized Chinese Near Downtown

by Chowsetter 27 days ago

Been searching for years without luck for what I fear is a dying breed and a great guilty pleasure: good Americanize...

nsxtasy

nsxtasy commented 14 days ago

Recs for Chicago

by Worldwide Diner 20 days ago

Going to be in Chicago for 5 days/4 nights with well-behaved kids (8&6), around the 4th of July. We're stay at the H...

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Smarttyparty commented 17 days ago

Atrocious Delivery Experience from Slice Factory in Elmwood Park

by NShewmaker 19 days ago

This isn't a particularly Chowhound type of place, but it does seem to be fairly popular in the new neighborhood I mo...

babette feasts

babette feasts commented 18 days ago

Shrimp shack

by mostlymarilyn 13 years ago

As a young person, we use to stop at a shrimp shack at or around 29th and S. Ashland Avenue. Hubby thinks he remember...

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Jeffj47 commented 18 days ago

Lithuanian Restaurants

by Gordon Bogdansky-Kucaba 17 years ago

Are there any Lithuanian resaurants still open in the Chi. area? I understand that the old ones in Marquette Pk. hav...

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Querencia commented 25 days ago

Cavallone's

by Marianne 12 years ago

Where did Cavallone's Pizza go? I moved away for a few years, came back and it's gone. It was my favorite. Does an...

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Andycav commented 1 month ago

Italian bread search - "ciopa"

by bubby 10 years ago

I'm in search of a type of Italian bread my family once was able to purchase from local bakeris a few decades back on...

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CJM Costante commented 1 month ago

What ever happended to Capizzi's on North

by goodfood 14 years ago

I remeber growing up going to Capizzi's on North Avenue near the suburb of Oak Park. Their pizza was the best pizza e...

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Mystymorn commented 1 month ago

Cocktails

by Apprentice 1 month ago

Hey Chicago hounds, I think I have a handle on the main cocktail bars recommended by fellow hounds (obviously wit...

Gonzo70

Gonzo70 commented 1 month ago

Looking for turkish pizza german style

by castro31537 2 months ago

Looking for Germany style turkish pizza in chicago. So far no luck but feel this community will come thru. Not talkin...

cajungwailo

cajungwailo commented 2 months ago

Help!! Too many choices, not enough time. First time to Chicago!

by shariberri 2 months ago

Hello Chicago CHs! I can't believe it has taken this Toronto CH so long to make a trip to Chicago. And now that the...

nsxtasy

nsxtasy commented 2 months ago

Where to go for shrimp de jonghe?

by erikab922 7 years ago

I absolutely love shrimp de jonghe - when I was growing up we had it a lot at random Italian restaurants that my gran...

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chrisjc commented 2 months ago

Birthday weekend in Chicago, feedback appreciated!

by oez 4 months ago

Hi, I was gifted a birthday weekend to spend with my 18yo daughter in Chicago. We both love to eat and she is lamenti...

nsxtasy

nsxtasy commented 3 months ago