Posts in category "Brunch Spots"

Chewables Chicago's Top 10 “Best of” Chicago 2013

Chewables Chicago's Top 10 “Best of” Chicago 2013
Since everyone loves a good top 10 reflecting longingly on the year that was, I bring you Chewables’ Top 10 “best of” Chicago 2013. Drumroll please: Best restaurant: North Pond. Yes, I am fully aware that this is not a new Chicago restaurant, and that “best of” restaurants are typically either new or by Grant... Read more »

Brunch at Little Goat

Brunch at Little Goat
On a beautiful, summer Sunday morning, the type of morning that is the reason for living in Chicago, I ate outside with friends at Little Goat. For those unaware (do you still exist?), Little Goat is the diner-style sister restaurant to Chef Stephanie Izard’s more refined Girl and the Goat, just across the street on... Read more »

Love for Lula

Love for Lula
Tofu and vegetable scramble. Buttermilk pancakes. Turkey sandwich. Breakfast burrito. Baked French feta. It was impossible to decide what to order at Lula Café in Logan Square. Typically when eating out, I know exactly what I want to order or, sometimes, I’m between two dishes. But at Lula’s it was literarily impossible to make a... Read more »
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The BEST Brunch in Chicago: Nookies

The BEST Brunch in Chicago: Nookies
I’ve been around the brunch block quite a few times, and year in and year out, through hot new openings and other celebrated mainstays, I keep on coming back, time and time again, to one Chicago brunch spot: Nookies on Wells.  There is nothing fancy about Nookies.  It is not swanky, the food is not... Read more »

Long Waits Be Damned, I’m Going to Bistronomic

 Long Waits Be Damned, I’m Going to Bistronomic
Turns out not all good brunches require an hour plus wait.  In fact, for some you can even make reservations.  What?  In Chicago?  It’s true!  On a recent (super rainy, slightly chilly…where is spring?) Sunday, the hubby and I met a friend in from out of town who was staying in River North and was... Read more »

Chicago: A City with a Brunchin’ Problem

Chicago: A City with a Brunchin’ Problem
It is no secret that Chicagoans love their brunch.  It is an institution.  An art.  There are places that specialize in brunch – think Bongo Room, Nookies, Yolk – and places with special brunch menus – think Nightwood, Sola, Perennial Virant.  As an homage to the Chicago brunch, and because it’s a great excuse to... Read more »
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