Monthly archives for August, 2015

River North?s Dough Bros Tips the Scales in Favo...

NY Style Pizza River North Dough Bros

The battle between deep dish and NY style pizza will likely rage on till the end of time, but there?s one thing you?ve got to give to New York City: you can grab a quality slice pretty much anywhere. In Chicago, it takes a little more effort to get an easy pizza fix. Located at…

Wicker Park Goes Southern at Carriage House

Carriage House Wicker Park Goes Southern

Chicago is a lot more than hot dogs and deep dish pizza, proof of which is the city?s growing love for Southern cooking and barbecue. Evidence of this is Carriage House, which serves modern low country Southern food to Wicker Park at 1700 W. Division Street. We were invited out to Carriage House on a…

Aerial Sightseeing Chicago ? Hot Air Balloons &#...

chicago helicopter tour

Going above and beyond to see sights is not necessarily just a figure of speech. Actually lifting off of the ground to experienceaerial sightseeing Chicago, whether that be via hot air balloon or a helicopter? it will put the scale of Chicago into an entirely new perspective. Chicago helicopter tours are best if you want…

Adrenaline Guide to Aerial Extreme Sports in Chi...

two mean tandem skydiving in chicago

For some, blasting across Lake Michigan on a jetski? or meeting up with those random Tinder matches that seem like there is a 91% chance that it was not them in their photos? does not quite provide the sense of adrenaline that they crave. For some, they must take to the air. Aerial extreme sports…

15 of the Best Pancakes in Chicago ? Cake for Br...

banana pecan pancakes in Chicago

Sometimes in the morning nothing is more satisfying than a simple,quintessential breakfast. Nothing tends to fit the bill more perfectly than a plate of some of the best pancakes in Chicago? especially after an aggressive night. Yes? French toast is bomb and it doesn't get much more cool than waffles, but pancakes equal happiness in…

Breakfast Pizza in Chicago ? Forget About Deep D...

wake 'n bacon Breakfast Pizza in Chicago

Eating breakfast pizza in Chicago does not have to mean cold deep dish from the night before or even ordering a deep dish beforenoon. Eating pizza for breakfast means that you'll be taking in a deliciousness of ingredients that are reminiscent of a hearty, home-cooked meal. In some cases, bacon, eggs, potatoes; in others, it…

Butcher & the Burger ? the Perfect Burger, ...

create perfection Buther & the Burger

While fun in concept, build-your-own burger places like Meatheads or Five Guys have always left me feeling a little let down. Either the toppings are good but the meat hovers around McDonald?s quality, or the toppings are pretty basic. Lincoln Park?s Butcher & the Burger is easily the best of these fast, counter service burger…

Chicago Air and Water Show ? Specials & the...

Chicago air and water show with the Blue Angles

The Chicago Air and Water Show is a magnificent spectacle that takes to the skies and lake. I still remember being a young lad and looking up in amazement as planes seemed to perform impossible stunts. My infatuation with aircrafts has slightly lessened into myold age but that doesn't mean that I don't appreciate them.…

10 Best Tacos in Chicago ? It’s a Shell of...

some of the best tacos in Chicago at Big Star

I've always had a thing for tacos, but searching for the best tacos in Chicago wasn't at the forefront of my mind. It wasn't until I spent a couple weeks in Southern California? which lead me to eat tacos 12 out of the 14 days I was there, those dang happy hour deals? that I…

Municipal Bar + Dining Co. ? River North’s...

Municipal Bar + Dining Co. RIVER NORTH'S AFFORDABLE SPORTS BAR

Open since 2012, Municipal Bar + Dining Co is a sports bar and restaurant located in Chicago's River North, not far from Merchandise Mart. While the area already has its share of sports bars, Municipal is a bit more upscale than its rivals, quite spacious, and does feature a large, elevated patio on the side…

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