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Alinea invites Clemson Tigers for a PROPER dinner

by alinapanek 9 hours ago

White House invite the winning college football of the College Football Playoff national championship game last Monda...


acgold7 commented 4 hours ago

Millers Steakhouse On Western

by HARRY REEMS 15 years ago

Anybody remember this place that was on devon and western. They had the best ribs ever. Lets talk about this place. A...


marcg3141 commented 2 days ago

Chicago steakhouse

by cwmcm54 8 days ago

So many wonderful steakhouses choices in Chicago. I need to find the very best for a small family 65th birthday dinner.


nsxtasy commented 6 days ago


by solon 11 days ago

Has anyone seen kumquats recently? The Mariano's at Western and Roscoe said they had them before, but are now out. ...


toitoi commented 9 days ago


by Marianne 13 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...


Andycav commented 15 days ago

Italian bread search - "ciopa"

by bubby 11 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...


Hibiscus3 commented 24 days ago

Where to get dried New Mexico chilis

by michaeljc70 1 month ago

I made a recipe that called for dried guajillo and New Mexico chilis. I found guajillos no problem. I went to sever...


michaeljc70 commented 24 days ago

Frisee Lettuce

by HalChicago 3 months ago

Now that Treasure Island is closed, where can you find Frisee Lettuce in Chicago? Thank you.


bobburdett commented 27 days ago

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Pasteurized eggs?

by twodales2 1 month ago

Where can I buy Davidson's or other pasteurized eggs in the N W suburbs? Or anywhere for that matter? My Jewel u...

Chicago Diners "Amuse"

by cajungwailo 1 month ago

What is the origin of Chicago diners that give you a single prune as an "amuse?" Anybody?


cajungwailo commented 1 month ago

Please help me find a special egg roll recipe

by pwkaplan 9 years ago

When I was growing up, my family frequently ate at Wing Yee's on Clark Street. They had a lot of good food, but I re...


AnnMosed commented 1 month ago

Chicago Mag Declares "The Party Is Over" for Chicago's Dining Scene

by patsully 1 month ago

Primarily posting for the quiet Chowhound shoutout: "Let me ask politely: Do most people really love jibaritos or gym...


patsully commented 1 month ago

Group dinner with work colleagues-Chicago

by linus500 2 months ago

I am arranging a dinner for about 8 work colleagues in Chicago, and am looking for the right place - not too loud, bu...


linus500 commented 1 month ago

Tipping on Bottle Service

by NShewmaker 1 month ago

Hey Guys, I had a question about tipping on bottle service at a NYE party. I am generally a very generous tipper, ...


NShewmaker commented 1 month ago

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Alinea 2.0 wine pairings?

by cdrane 2 months ago

Hi all, My fiancee and I will be getting married in Chicago next year. We're hoping to celebrate perhaps th day or...

Bats (old Chicago restaurant)

by Stuart Foster 14 years ago

Does anyone remember an old Chicago Restaurant called Bats? It was located around Michigan and 22nd Near Cermack...


Querencia commented 2 months ago

elliots bbq

by varothe 17 years ago

any information available on the above. last known address was in riverside and before that on 55th street in chicago.


Bloozmann commented 2 months ago

Produce Markets 2018

by solon 2 months ago

All the posts on this topic seem to be about 10 years old, and I would appreciate some current suggestions. Although...


solon commented 2 months ago