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Chick's - Still around?

by tablefor1 10 years ago

Does anyone remember a place called Chick's - a greasy hamburger vienna beef hot dog place, right off of a highway ex...


Lweston commented 5 days ago

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Frisee Lettuce

by HalChicago 8 days ago

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

Treasure Island Closing

by NShewmaker 23 days ago

Bummed to hear this. In case anyone hasn’t heard, here’s a link.


ferret commented 11 days ago

Amarena Cherries (Fabbri or Toschi Brand) in western burbs?

by tvhacu 12 years ago

Hello, I'm looking for a local source (western burbs ideally) for Amarena cherries? I've found a few online shops...


ferret commented 11 days ago

Cicero Rye Bread

by astroguy 11 years ago

I grew up in Chicago in the 50's and 60's and remember The dark crusted rye bread from a bakery call "Cicero Rye' La...


Eric20007 commented 14 days ago

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...


HK6112 commented 20 days ago

Unique Chicago Restaurants

by snowbordinglife 1 month ago

We are headed back to Chicago for a graduation in January and are looking for some unique dining experiences. We hav...


snowbordinglife commented 1 month ago

First Time to Chicago

by NatashaA 1 month ago

Hi! I'm hoping to gain some insight into the best places to eat while visiting Chicago in October. We'll be in town f...


NatashaA commented 1 month ago

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Selling 2 tickets to Konro (42 Grams chef) on 9/15 5:45pm

by LuckyOz 1 month ago

2 Tickets to eat a meal at Konro, the travelling supper club by chef Jake Bickelhaupt. THis is a private dinner party...

Ethnic Groceries in Chicago

by Querencia 2 months ago

This is general information for the benefit of newcomers and visitors. One of the great joys of Chicago is our multi-...


Eldon Kreider commented 2 months ago

Suburban Chicago Ethnic Markets?

by cajungwailo 2 years ago

I enjoy the big ethnic markets in the burbs, like H Mart, and Patel Brothers. Can anybody point me to a (large) one ...


Querencia commented 2 months ago

Chicago Tribune pre-2008 chocolate mousse recipe?

by jojojovich 2 months ago

Reading the Chicago Tribune one day long ago, they featured a chocolate mousse recipe which featured ground pecan, an...


nsxtasy commented 2 months ago

Chicago Lunch/Brunch Suggestions Needed

by Davedigger 2 months ago

I'm doing a quick overnighter in Chicago this weekend. I get booted from my Airbnb at 11 am on Sunday and my flight ...


jojojovich commented 2 months ago

Challenge to Re-Create Fanny's

by rcauntay 9 months ago

Growing up, spaghetti with meat sauce at Fanny's in Evanston was my absolute favorite dish. Fanny's recipe isn't los...


ferret commented 2 months ago

Aloha Poke Co?

by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

With the national news about Chicago-based Aloha Poke Co, I'm just wondering if the food is any good. Opinions? http...


ferret commented 2 months 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...


ICruz1 commented 2 months ago

Restaurant advice in Chicago Downtown area...

by josephml1 8 years ago

Hello everyone... I am looking for an advice about where to eat in Chicago, I will be there for one week I will be s...


josephml1 commented 2 months ago