Hello friends. It is no secret that Chicago has endless offerings of fun and merriment for its citizens. Countless restaurants, bars and events provide the folks virtually a “24-7-365” list of things to do and experience. But there are times that even the most ardent Chicago dwellers want to get out of the city for... Read more »
Hello friends. For those who have never lived in south Louisiana, you may not be familiar with the term lagniappe. Lagniappe (pronounced: lan-yap) means “a little something extra” in Cajun country. Each week, I try to post a “Lagniappe Blog” that is just me scattershooting about whatever pops in the old skull. So here we... Read more »
Hello Friends Like many craft beer connoisseurs in the Chicagoland area, 3 Floyds has quickly become my favorite “local” brewery. Several of my overall favorites (Robert The Bruce, Alpha King and Zombie Dust) come from this out of the way brewery in Munster, Ind. If you have never taken a quick day trip out to... Read more »
Hello friends. A couple of weeks ago, one of my editors asked a great question. “Why don’t you do a weekly mailbag and let your readers send in questions?” While sitting in my hot tub drinking Scotch and eating waffles, I decided that this was a fine idea and will call this weekly feature WWGD…What... Read more »
For those who have never lived in south Louisiana, you may not be familiar with the term lagniappe.
Lagniappe (pronounced: lan-yap) means “a little something extra” in Cajun country.
Each week, I try to post a “Lagniappe Blog” that is just me scattershooting about whatever pops in the old skull.
So here we go…...
There are only a couple of things that go better with a deep fried chicken wing than a good blue cheese dressing. Those are ice-cold beer and a low price tag.
Since most guys are inherently cheap, I recently went on a quest to find some of Chicago best and most underrated cheap chicken wings. There are countless places that serve good wings but I was looking for places that might not have been found by the self-anointed food critics who would not be caught dead in a place with common folks and finally, joints that have a pretty solid weekly special. I want places where you can get your fill without having to hit the ATM more than once or get an increase in your credit limit…establishments that don’t take themselves too seriously and everyone can have a good time...
Over the last few weeks, I have been asked numerous times when I would write my highly anticipated blog post: “Bacon…the Candy of Meats." Well here it...included in this week’s local restaurant review. I hope this will finally shut a few folks up in Lubbock and Matador.
Paddy Long's Beer & Bacon Pub
1028 W Diversey Pkwy (between Sheffield Ave & Kenmore Ave)
Chicago, IL 60614