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Competition Kitchen: A Board Game About Food

by CompetitionKitchen 2 hours ago

Competition Kitchen is the new deliciously creative party game from The Nerdologues. Imagine if you could play "Chopp...

Next Hollywood - Share a Table?

by shaiken 6 days ago

I clicked on a post about Next Hollywood the other day, and next thing I knew, I'd booked a two-top for Saturday, 6/3...

shaiken commented 17 hours ago

Chicago for three days in June - Itinerary check

by hergreenapples 6 days ago

My husband and I will be in town in late June. We're coming from Ontario, Canada, and eat out as frequently as we can...

nsxtasy commented 3 days ago

Italian bread search - "ciopa"

by bubby 9 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 5 days ago

Pork chop sandwich

by Ramon 12 years ago

Hey, I'm a life time north sider so my experience here is near null. What is a classic south side pork chop sandwic...


rhododendron commented 11 days ago

Chicago's Best Gyro (Vegetarian or Real Meat)

by mango_madness 17 days ago

Hello. Visiting from out of town. Will be staying in the Loop area. Looking to try the best place(s) for vegan/vegeta...


rhododendron commented 16 days ago

Pizza on Paulina--Does Anyone Remember?

by Fred 12 years ago

Way back in the 60's there was an outstanding pizza restaurant on Paulina just north of Howard St. The name was 'Vil...


miliotoc commented 18 days ago

Chicago bound! Foodies with a 12-year-old need eats to satisfy all.

by lormarluc 25 days ago

We are spending a long weekend in Chicago with our 12-year-old son. Loose plans are to shop the magnificent mile on S...


HoosierFoodie commented 18 days ago

Does anyone remember a old fish market/restaurant at Six Corners called Boston Fish market?

by Violatp 6 years ago

I may have the name wrong as it has been closed for many years, but that's the name that sticks in my head. It was...


harriet123 commented 19 days ago


by Obsession2013 26 days ago

I'll be in Chicago with a friend in September 2017, coming from the Bay Area. Please send recommendations for restaur...


Querencia commented 23 days ago

Quick day trip

by awbyrd 24 days ago

Hey, gang. Long time lurker, first poster. In my (as my wife has termed it) insanity, I've decided to get up earl...

nsxtasy commented 24 days ago

Was Henrici's a restaurant?

by KAD 15 years ago

I have a lot of old books of Chicago with many pictures. Many pictures shows a place with a big neon sign with the wo...


Querencia commented 25 days ago

Lenten fish fry near Oakbrook Terrace

by kasw 1 month ago

I will be in Oakbrook Terrace on Friday, April 7. As it is during Lent, I'm looking for a good fish fry, preferably o...


kasw commented 25 days ago

Lotte, Monkfish, Anglerfish at Fish market?

by Gabeshuman 5 years ago

help y'all. I will be in Chicago for a few days and would like to bring fresh monkfish home. My hotel might freeze it...


ferret commented 28 days ago

Best Rye Bread in Chicago: An Investigation

by CountFenring 2 months ago

I've been obsessed with rye bread forever - there are certain sandwiches that simply don't work without a crusty rye ...


Querencia commented 1 month ago

Chicago Italian for Saturday lunch near Armitage and Halsted

by zquake 1 month ago

I will be in Chi on Saturday and am looking for the best Italian I can find near where we will be shopping in the Arm...


NShewmaker commented 1 month ago

Chicago Recs for 2nd-Timer

by kaleokahu 1 month ago

I will be visiting Chicago for the second time next week. I'll be working a trade show at McCormick Place, and my hot...

nsxtasy commented 1 month ago

Old Haunts and New Flavors

by obiwandog 2 months ago

Hi All. We’ll have been out of town for 8 months and while we want to hit some favorite haunts when back in town f...

Melanie Wong commented 1 month ago

Red's Hot Dogs @ 111th Western

by Phil 12 years ago

Here's for for all you old time Southsiders. What happened to Red's Hot Dog's/Drive Inn that was near 111th and Weste...


timboe commented 1 month ago