Category: Restaurant Openings

Little Goat Bakery Launches New Sweet Menu Items

On Monday night I attended a happy hour of a different sort to celebrate the change of Little Goat Bread to Little Goat Bakery. The full bakery unveiled an expanded line of sweet treats like mini pies, cakes, and custom creations. Our intimate cookie and cake hour was a great way to get some one-on-one... Read more »

Tippling Hall Chicago

Tippling Hall Chicago
On a wintry Friday night, I’m typically quite content to be snuggled up on my couch with carry-out and reruns of Anthony Bourdain’s, No Reservations. This Friday I left my slippers at home to try out Mercadito Group’s newest concept, Tippling Hall. Packed to the gills of both groups of eaters and drinkers, this new... Read more »

Trellis Chicago-Four Corners Tavern Group New Restaurant & Bar

Recently the folks from Four Corners Tavern Group invited me to dine at Trellis, their newest restaurant/bar in the former Gaslight space. As soon as I checked out Trellis’ menu I knew Four Corners had taken this place to a whole new level. Far from buffalo chicken fingers and pulled pork nachos (both of which... Read more »

Prasino-A Trendy Restaurant in Wicker Park

Prasino-A Trendy Restaurant in Wicker Park
The other week as Taste Tester #1 and I walked into Prasino in the Wicker Park neighborhood of Chicago he couldn’t help but exclaim “I feel like we’ve been transported to River North.” I felt the same way with Prasino’s clean and elegant décor and slightly swanky atmosphere. On a Tuesday evening the restaurant was... Read more »

Pei Wei Diner comes to Chicago

sesame chicken
On Tuesday I had the chance to taste the wonderfulness that is Pei Wei Asian Diner. The tasting took place at Pei Wei’s first Chicago location in Logan Square. As I walked in I was greeted by video screen menus and the smell of tasty Asian food. Appetizers were served promptly after arriving and I... Read more »