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…...
Some people have asked me if I have ever been to a restaurant that served pig that I did not like. Just because you have the hog on the menu doesn’t mean you cannot screw it up. Trust Ol’ Gregg on that.
935 West Webster Avenue (Corner of Bissell and Webster)
Chicago, IL 60614
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
Hello Friends. Last week, a reader asked when would I post another Chicago restaurant review. After contemplating which direction I should go, I decided to review another of the city’s most talked about burger joints. Burger Bar 1578 North Clybourn Avenue Chicago, IL 60642 (Between North Dayton Street and North Halsted Street) GF NOTE: My... Read more »