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Getting Out Of Chicago: Blue Chip Casino Hotel and Spa

Getting Out Of Chicago:  Blue Chip Casino Hotel and Spa
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 »

Get To 3 Floyds Brewery Before The End Of March

Get To 3 Floyds Brewery Before The End Of March
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 »

WWGD: Gregg's Weekly Mailbag

WWGD:  Gregg's Weekly Mailbag
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 »
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STATE RESTAURANT: How Many Pigs Does This So Called Restaurant Get On Gregg's Scale?

STATE RESTAURANT:  How Many Pigs Does This So Called Restaurant Get On Gregg's Scale?
Hello friends. 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. STATE 935 West Webster Avenue (Corner of Bissell and Webster) Chicago, IL 60614 ...

CHEAP CHICAGO CHICKEN WINGS: High Dive, Burger Bar, Butch McGuires, Cans and Kellys Pub

CHEAP CHICAGO CHICKEN WINGS:  High Dive, Burger Bar, Butch McGuires, Cans and Kellys Pub
Hello friends. 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...

Paddy Long's Beer & Bacon Pub: How Many Pigs Does This Palace of Pork Get On Gregg's Scale?

Paddy Long's Beer & Bacon Pub: How Many Pigs Does This Palace of Pork Get On Gregg's Scale?
Hello friends. 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 Neighborhood: Lakeview...
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Burger Bar Review: How Many Pigs Does This Lincoln Park Burger Joint Get On Gregg's Scale?

Burger Bar Review: How Many Pigs Does This Lincoln Park Burger Joint Get On Gregg's Scale?
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 »

DMK Burger: How Many Pigs Does This Lakeview Burger Joint Get On Gregg's Scale?

DMK Burger:  How Many Pigs Does This Lakeview Burger Joint Get On Gregg's Scale?
Hello Friends. Thought that I would work a restaurant review into the blog this week. DMK Burger Bar 954 N Sheffield Avenue (between Oakdale Ave & Wellington Ave) Chicago, IL 60657 Over the last few months, I have wanted to try DMK Burger in Lakeview.  Several friends have mentioned it and has seemed to work... Read more »
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