Archive for October 2018

Thursday Night at Yoshi's Cafe

Thursday Night at Yoshi's Cafe
It’s Thursday night at Yoshi’s Cafe, and the three-course, prix-fixe dinner is $26.95. That’s a bargain for virtually any white tablecloth restaurant in a trendy neighborhood in Chicago. For a restaurant with a pedigree like Yoshi’s Cafe, it’s an even bigger bargain, the equivalent of Christmas in July. So many restaurants have come and gone... Read more »

Lobster on a roll at Luke's Lobster in Chicago

Lobster on a roll at Luke's Lobster in Chicago
If you’re wondering why I choose Luke’s Lobster, an East Coast lobster shack that only opened in Chicago in 2015 for my first restaurant to showcase for “A Bite of Chicago” read on… For me, there is something about lobster on a roll that’s magical. That oddball combination of a simple split-top bun filled with... Read more »

Tuesdays at Friendship House

Tuesdays at Friendship House
Friendship Restaurant in Logan Square bills itself as “180-degrees from ordinary Chinese.” The designation is accurate. The menu avoids the usual cliches, focusing, instead, on creative dishes like tea smoked salmon with scallops” and shrimp mousse stuffed Cornish game hen with crispy prawns in lobster sauce & chili oil. Deciding what to order is difficult,... Read more »
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A new food blog: Get ready to take a bite out of Chicago

A new food blog: Get ready to take a bite out of Chicago
Coming soon… Restaurant reviews, previews and stories Interviews with celebrity chefs & upcoming chefs The inside on where to get the greatest deals The best neighborhood spots and ethnic foods Upcoming food events calendar AND lot’s more from two respected food journalists who know a thing or two about food Just click on the subscribe... Read more »