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Taste of Chicago 2015 ? The Good, Bad & Del...

Their Crme Brulee cupcake at Taste of Chicago

Following a trip to a Taste of Chicago preview event in Daley Plaza, the City of Chicago was kind enough to extend an invitation to walk around the fest and taste some food. I hadn?t been to the Taste in a few years and was curious how it had changed. Still held in Grant Park,…

Caff RM Adds Italian Coffee Shoppe Flair To Do...

Food selection at Cafe Rom in Glass Case

Caff RM Caff RM is an Italian-style coffee shop with three locations in downtown Chicago: Prudential Plaza, the Hyatt Center, and River East. They specialize in Fair Trade coffee creations, gourmet Panini sandwiches, and freshly made gelato. The River East location is the only one with weekend hours, so for the most part Caff RM…

Cochon Volant Adds Full Service Sophistication t...

Bar inside of Cochon Volant Chicago

Cochon Volant Our recent list of the best Chicago burgerswas not without its share of controversy. After its publication, I was told I had to go over immediately to Cochon Volant and try their Le Cheeseburger Royale.Translated as ?Flying Pig,? Cochon Volant recently opened in the Loop at100 W. Monroe St. in a space attached…

A Look Ahead at the Taste of Chicago

Jerk. Food Truck in Chicago

If you want to sample a lot of food without paying a lot of money, it?s hard to beat the Taste of Chicago. Celebrating 35 years of making people pass out from eating too many oversized turkey legs, the Taste returns to Grant Park July 8 to July 12. We were invited to a preview…

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