Category: Dining

Darr-B-Q Catering is Darlicious!

Darr-B-Q Catering is Darlicious!
I am finally back to my blog after taking a short break due to baseball, softball, and t-ball. I am excited to share with you a true southern BBQ caterer, Darr-B-Q Catering. Josh Darr is a local dad who was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia with a father from Texas and a mother who... Read more »

Obsessed Kitchen and Bar

Obsessed Kitchen and Bar
There is a new restaurant that recently opened in Oak Park called Obsessed Kitchen and Bar. It is owned by Dan Vogel and his wife Trish. They took over the space formerly owned by Kinderhook on the corner of Oak Park Avenue and Van Buren Street. The inside is decorated with pictures of famous people... Read more »

La Notte Ristorante Italiano

La Notte Ristorante Italiano
A new Italian restaurant opened late last year on Marion Street in Oak Park that I highly recommend giving a try. The owner and executive chef, Giovanni Matteo Mancini has another La Notte restaurant located in Berwyn. Due to it’s popularity he decided to bring the flavor of Italy to Oak Park. La Notte is... Read more »
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The Happy Apple Pie, Worth a Try

The Happy Apple Pie, Worth a Try
If you haven’t heard of the new pie shop, The Happy Apple, that opened recently on Harrison Street in the Arts District, you soon will.  It is a small store whose main focus is pies.  They have a few seats for those who desire a slice of pie and a cup of coffee.  What is... Read more »

Just What Madison Street Needed- The Heritage

Just What Madison Street Needed- The Heritage
Want a place to eat that is modern yet vintage, big city feel, yet in the suburbs-  has excellent food and outstanding drinks?  Then you need to check out The Heritage.  It is a seasonal restaurant that opened recently and is a perfect addition to Madison Street in downtown Forest Park.  The space was the old House Red and the... Read more »