Posts tagged "Reviews"

Restaurant Review: Roscoe Village's John's Place offers burgers for any tastes

Restaurant Review: Roscoe Village's John's Place offers burgers for any tastes
Though I have only been an official Chicagoan for a few weeks, I think my partner and I have discovered a possible contestant for our new watering hole. Though not planned this way, we have realized that we have ended up spending our Chicago Sundays at John’s Place in Roscoe Village. It all started our... Read more »

Pizza Hut - New Rolling Meadows Location disappointing

Pizza Hut - New Rolling Meadows Location disappointing
Pizza Hut recently downgraded their suburban Rolling Meadows location from a full service restaurant to a carry-out/delivery only restaurant. With the downgrade came a new location and new equipment. With all the changes, the residents that this Pizza Hut serves were hoping for better quality service and food. Unfortunately, if other people’s experiences are anything... Read more »

Hofbräuhaus Chicago brings German beer, food, and hospitality to Chicago

The Chicago area has officially welcomed it’s first authentic German micro-brewery, beer hall, restaurant, and beer garden to the area. Hofbräuhaus Chicago opened their doors for the first time last night at 5500 Park Place in Rosemont. Prior to their 9:00 p.m. opening, the restaurant held a Media Tour and sampling. I decided to grab my... Read more »
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REVIEW: The Lucky Monk serves up great everything!

REVIEW: The Lucky Monk serves up great everything!
If you are out in the Northwest Burbs of Chicago and find yourself hungry, you should make a mad dash to 105 Hollywood Boulevard in South Barrington. It is there that you will find declious food and a great atmosphere at The Lucky Monk. I had a friend take my partner and I there, and... Read more »

Zeigler Chevrolet: A car dealer without the pressure.

Zeigler Chevrolet: A car dealer without the pressure.
I never deal with car matters. My partner fills it up with gas, and if it needs fixed, he handles it for me. Unfortunately, due to timing issues, that all changed last week. I had received a notice in the mail telling me to return my car to where I had purchased it because there... Read more »

Trolley Tours in Chicago: A Great way to play tourist.

Trolley Tours in Chicago: A Great way to play tourist.
There are a lot of things in Chicago to see and do; however, we all know that it can be expensive as heck driving to and from each location. Though public transportation is available, that too can get expensive. Plus, how much can you see from inside a train or a bus? Now, I offer... Read more »
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Cirque Shanghai: Year of the Dragon is at Navy Pier

Cirque Shanghai: Year of the Dragon is at Navy Pier
I have finally made my first trip to Navy Pier. Believe it or not, I have lived here for almost 18 months and had yet to visit; however, I ended that monstrosity when I finally visited this past weekend so that I could see Cirque Shanghai: Year of the Dragon at the Pepsi Skyline Stage.... Read more »

Review: Kings Rosemont is the hidden gem of bowling alleys.

Review: Kings Rosemont is the hidden gem of bowling alleys.
The other night I had some friends come in from Little Rock. Since it was not their first time in the Chicago area, they had done the more touristy stuff. So to give them something a bit different, we headed over to Kings Bowling in Rosemont. Now I have to let everyone know that I... Read more »

Paint the town with the Blue Man Group

The dance party finale at the Blue Man Group. Photo courtesy of Blue Man Group.
It seems as if anytime I ask locals for something fun to do in the area, the Blue Man Group is bound to come up. Though people constantly tell me how fabulous the show is, I have always found something else to do. However, that all changed on Friday evening when I finally gave in and saw... Read more »
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Review: Arlington Height's Dunton House, a treasure worth visiting

If you happen to be in the Downtown Arlington Heights area, you have to stop by Dunton House to feed your hunger. Dunton House is, according to our waitress, the oldest continuously running restaurant in the area. When we stopped in, the staff was preparing to close; however, it was not until we were leaving that we... Read more »
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