Five Roses Pub – Rosemont Restaurant – Irish Food [Review]

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I would be lying if I said that Five Roses Pub in Rosemont was our first choice for dinner, but when you don’t make reservations anywhere on a Saturday night, and assume that you’ll be able to just walk in and get a table, you’re kind of left with whatever options are available. After trying […]

Gameworks Schaumburg – Don’t Bother With The Works Kitchen Restaurant [Review]

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It has been about 8 years since I last visited the Gameworks in Schaumburg, and it seems that a lot has changed. Traditional arcade games have been delegated to the 2nd floor, while “ticket” based games have taken over the main level. Tokens and quarters have been replaced by the refillable Gameworks credit cards, and […]

Aba Restaurant Chicago – Great Food, Great Rooftop, Great Friends [Review]

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When you become a parent there are lots of things that become harder to manage. For instance, being able to go out to dinner and actually enjoy yourself. With the kids around there’s always something to deal with, whether it’s cutting food, blowing on something because it’s lukewarm (which is too hot for our daughter), […]

Buttermilk Honey Fried Chicken and More at Firewater Saloon Edison Park

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I can’t believe that Edison Park Fest was the first street fest that our son has attended… and he’s almost two years old already! I remember when our daughter was born (who is now four years old), her first street fest was The Taste of Randolph, which was just a mere 4 months after she […]

City Works Schaumburg for Some Burgers and Cheese Curds

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There’s nothing better than going to Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg on a rainy Saturday afternoon… Nope, that’s absolutely a lie. I can’t think of anything worse than Woodfield Mall on a Saturday afternoon, the place is a madhouse. Wall to wall people who have no clue where they are going with no intention of buying […]