Category: Restaurant reviews

Doodles Doughnuts: the art and soul of doughnuts (& bacon)

Doodles Doughnuts: the art and soul of doughnuts (& bacon)
Doodles Doughnuts, the recently opened independent doughnut destination in Chicago’s Old Town neighborhood has drawn up a unique concept for the trendy confection. Their signature doughnut is The Doodle–a chocolate-or-vanilla-filled Bismarck topped with a white glaze that serves as a blank canvas for creative types to decorate or “doodle” atop the doughnut using the accompanying... Read more »

Undercover eats: the Drawing Room at the Chicago Athletic Association Hotel

Undercover eats: the Drawing Room at the Chicago Athletic Association Hotel
One of Chicago’s newest hotspots is the beautifully renovated Chicago Athletic Association Hotel. For over 100 years from 1893 through 2007 the original eleven story building was a private men’s club for Chicago’s Who’s Who. The rest of us could only wonder what was inside. When it closed, nearly a decade ago, its fate was uncertain.... Read more »