Posts tagged "tapas"

Shop Small Day 245: Bien Trucha

Once every couple of years I find a restaurant that is so incredible that I can’t get the food out of my head. I wonder why it took me so long to find it, and cannot wait until I go back again. The last one was Cafe Tu Tu Tango, which I didn’t mind telling... Read more »

Shop Small Day 220: Closings, changes, and updates

Here we go again. Two more small businesses are about to close their doors. This is, by far, the most frustrating part of this challenge: watching incredible shops say goodbye. Granted, some are retiring, some move out of state, but, for the most part, it’s difficult competing with the chains. However, none of those answers... Read more »

Shop Small Day 207: Macarena Tapas

If you live in the western suburbs, chances are you’ve heard of Mason Sabika. It is a great tapas restaurant with an additional banquet facility;  and, their wait times can get awfully long. But, what you may not know is there’s another delicious tapas restaurant about 3 miles down the road: Macarena Tapas. Don’t let... Read more »

Day 71: Cafe Tu Tu Tango!

Ok, this is not the post I intended to write tonight. But then my friend sent me a picture from dinner and I got really hungry! You’ve already heard about my favorite tapas restaurant in the city: Twist in Chicago. When in Orlando, though, it’s all about Cafe Tu Tu Tango! Not only do they... Read more »

Day 54: Twist in Chicago

UPDATE (9-29-13): After 9 years, Twist will close its doors on September 30th. We hate to see you go- thanks for all of the delicious, unforgettable meals! What’s a day in Chicago without bacon-wrapped dates, garlic potato salad, and a glass of Sangria?  Sounds like a perfect meal to me!  But that is just the... Read more »