Posts tagged "food"

Why I avoid the Taste of Chicago

Every year comes a time when I don’t find the time to go to the Loop or by the lakeshore and that time is upon us. The Taste of Chicago has reared its ugly head again and I’m staying away. I can understand the appeal for tourists. Somehow, despite the murder rate rising, the number... Read more »

Chicago Style Hot Dog? I'll Pass

I am a life-long Chicagoan, I have been known to eat hot dogs. Based on the information given wouldn’t that make it a Chicago style hot dog? Among the contents of Chicago dog are mustard (blech), a poppy seed bun, mustard (why does anyone think mustard is good?), peppers, a pickle, and much, much, much,... Read more »