Tag: Chicago food

Chicago, Argentina (Part 2: The Family Behind Tango Sur)

Chicago, Argentina (Part 2: The Family Behind Tango Sur)
El Mercado is a little grocery store on the corner of Southport and Grace in Lakeview Chicago. Across the street is a Dairy Queen. A couple of doors down is the Music Box Theatre. Wrigley Field is about a half-mile away. On the front counter, you’ll find—in my humble Midwestern opinion—the best empanadas in town.... Read more »

But maybe "living in the moment" is overrated (part 2)

Every city is known for something. Here in Chicago, we’re the birthplace of the skyscraper and home to the coldest, strongest gusts of wind this side of Siberia. We’ve got the museums. We’ve got Wrigley Field. We’ve got my favorite tourist site of all: The Bean. Florence works the same way. “The Cradle of the Renaissance” lives... Read more »