Archive for April 2018

Goodbye to plastic straws: Many Chicago restaurants have complied, now shareholders are demanding McDonalds do the same

Two nights ago while I was sipping my Slow Burn cocktail at Cafe Robey, one of my tablemates commented, “Look they’re using paper straws.” I hadn’t noticed the difference, the paper straw never got “gummy” as some claim. So why is there any controversy when it has been shown how bad plastic is for the... Read more »

McDonalds headquarters restaurant opens in the West Loop: See what's cooking

McDonalds headquarters restaurant opens in the West Loop: See what's cooking
No longer do you have to travel the world to get a taste of McDonald’s global offerings which are now available, on a rotating basis, at the chain’s restaurant  on the ground floor of its corporate headquarters (110 N. Carpenter St.). The new spot, opening today in the hot Fulton Market part of town, just a stone’s throw... Read more »

Chicago Cubs food lineup looks to be a grand slam

Chicago Cubs food lineup looks to be a grand slam
Even though Chicago Cub fans seem to having bragging rights when it comes to their team, the neighborhood and even their recent reign as World Champions, one thing that even the most loyal fans had to accept is that the southside White Sox had better food choices. Many fans at Wrigley have come to accept... Read more »
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Live from the Lounge at Wicker Park's Robey Hotel

Live from the Lounge at Wicker Park's Robey Hotel
Chicago’s new hotspot, The Robey in Wicker Park sits high above the six corners intersection where Damen, Milwaukee and North Avenue meet. Known for its laid back attitude, indie spirit and trending bars and restaurants, the Wicker Park neighborhood is where hipsters and hipster want-a-bes hang. The Robey has been a welcome addition to the... Read more »