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Offdabone: Eats of the Week Vol.1 (2/24-3/2) Chicago and New York City

Offdabone: Eats of the Week Vol.1 (2/24-3/2) Chicago and New York City
Welcome to ”Offdabone: Eats of the Week” Vol. 1. Starting this week, I’ll be helping you get over your hump-day blues each and every Wednesday morning by sharing the best of the delicious offdabone food that I ate the past week. For this first edition, which covers (2/24-3/2), I’ll be taking you on an epic food... Read more »

Food, Friends, & Family in Greece: An Offdabone Journey from Chicago to Sparta, Greece

Food, Friends, & Family in Greece: An Offdabone Journey from Chicago to Sparta, Greece
I couldn’t sleep. The day was Thursday, February 13th, and Team USA Hockey was about to make its Olympic debut against Marian Hossa’s Slovakian team. I was so wired with anticipation that I woke up a full two hours before my alarm was set to blare off. As I waited for my good buddy Cronin... Read more »

Clubbing at Lou Mitchell's

Clubbing at Lou Mitchell's
Lou Mitchell’s is a place that needs no introduction. It has been a long standing Chicago institution since 1923 having served everyone from truckers to presidents. Lou’s begins the infamous Route 66 and has become notorious worldwide as a “must see” destination in Chicago, so you must be asking yourself how is Lou’s Offdabone. It... Read more »
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Chicken Planet or Chicken Heaven?

Chicken Planet or Chicken Heaven?
The real question is, is there really a difference when it comes to Chicken Planet? A hole-in-the-wall joint frequented mainly by traders (from the CBOE) or anyone else who wants a relatively healthy, delicious, and reasonably priced lunch. Chicken Planet never disappoints. The menu is simple: chicken, chicken, or more chicken. Your options are whether... Read more »

Le Canard Meets Mr. Baguette

Le Canard Meets Mr. Baguette
This is part one of an endless part series covering all that is delicious in the French Market. It is potentially an endless series, because the turnover in the French Market can be pretty substantial. The problem is when one delicious food adventure disappears another replaces it. This is great in the sense that it... Read more »

This Little Piggy Went to Market but Ended up a Sandwich

This Little Piggy Went to Market but Ended up a Sandwich
In a city that has everything, a city known to be one of the food capitals of the world, how am I going to claim that a simple pork sandwich is one of the best things New York City has to offer? It is simple; food in particular, does not always need to be complicated... Read more »
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Childhood lunchmeat gets a fresh look

Childhood lunchmeat gets a fresh look
  When I was told the other day that Au Cheval was the home of one of the top sandwiches in Chicago, I wasn’t surprised because of its spectacular reputation. When I heard that sandwich was a bologna sandwich, I was more than surprised. I mean, let’s get real for a minute. How can a... Read more »

Let's talk Lattes... L.A. Lattes

After migrating from Chicago to LA in 2007, I figured it was normal to be on a constant exploration of the new & unfamiliar territory. However 6 years later, I still find myself spending my weekends attempting to get lost in my own city, and spending too much money as I “must just try one... Read more »

The Stallion Joins Off Da Bone

The Stallion Joins Off Da Bone
The Mayor Daily is proud is introduce another contributing editor to Off Da Bone: the search for the best finger food in Chicago. The Stallion brings his passionate love of food and voracious appetite to the pages of Off Da Bone where his posts will be regularly featured on The Mayor Daily every Tuesday. Without... Read more »
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Cali Goes Indy: Memorial Day Weekend at the Indy 500

Cali Goes Indy: Memorial Day Weekend at the Indy 500
  Save a horse, ride an Indy car   “Fried chicken, Beer, and Cash…” _____________________________________________ is what the Indianan relayed to me as the only necessities for the Indy 500. I agree, and managed to at some point during the event, obtain all three of the core necessities: Fried chicken breast from a zip-lock bag, never ending... Read more »
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