Archive for July 2016

Best Ice Cream in Chicago: Chicago Eats top eight

Best Ice Cream in Chicago: Chicago Eats top eight
Six years ago in 2010, I conducted an exhaustive study of Chicago’s ice cream shops and emporiums—if you can call eating ice cream exhaustive. Since that time some of the ten best that I determined to be my favorites are no longer around and new shops are making waves. A lot has changed yet a... Read more »

Tiny Hatt: a new summer place on Chicago Riverwalk where everybody knows your name

Tiny Hatt: a new summer place on Chicago Riverwalk where everybody knows your name
A new place to hang your hat Chicago has just become a friendlier place with the opening of Tiny Hatt, the latest restaurant in Chicago Riverwalk’s rapidly expanding waistline of dining options. Tiny Hatt, an offspring of Tiny Lounge–a gathering place for Chicago neighborhood types for more than 16 years, first under the Brown line... Read more »

Taste of Chicago the numbers are in: What did we eat?

Taste of Chicago the numbers are in: What did we eat?
The 36th Annual Taste of Chicago is history winding down on Sunday, July 10 with an estimated 1.4 million people attending–on par with the numbers for 2015 and higher than the 1.1 million attendees for 2014. Chicago delivered beautiful weather for the fest that featured more than 200 menu items from 67 food restaurants and... Read more »
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10 must try foods at Taste of Chicago

10 must try foods at Taste of Chicago
The Taste of Chicago menu has been kicked up another notch for 2016. There’s something for everyone with over 200 food offerings from calorie rich and delicious puffs of doom, to Humana’s list of relatively low calorie “Healthy Choices” to gluten free, a fun variety of food truck foods and pop-up choices, to the traditional... Read more »