Beatrix Fulton Market Chicago – Short Ribs and Brussel Sprouts

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“The New Healthy” is the tag line for Beatrix restaurant in the Fulton Market district of Chicago, which is pretty much the exact opposite of what I look for in a tag line when choosing a restaurant to eat at, but you gotta branch out of your comfort zone sometimes. Oh, what’s that you say… […]

Italian Beef, Burgers and Pizza – Moretti’s Morton Grove Review

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Oh Moretti’s Morton Grove, I have a feeling we’re going to be seeing a lot of each other. Mainly because you have a pretty sweet patio, but also because your food isn’t half bad. So we decided to spend our entire weekend with you just so I could come here and tell you about the food and […]

Grilled Octopus and Avocado Toast – Ella Elli Chicago

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It finally worked out. We made plans to go out with our close friends for dinner, our babysitters were ready and willing to watch the kids, and none of our kids got sick hours before we were supposed to go. It was a f—ng miracle. Everything was going well, until I looked at the menu. My […]

State and Main Restaurant Glenview – Good Food, But a Fail

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Oh State and Main in The Glen, how I wanted to enjoy our time spent together, but alas, through a perfect storm of bullshit, our time was cut short. It’s not you, it’s me (us), I promise. We actually really enjoyed the food you provided us, and the service was good, we just don’t like […]

Saranello’s Restaurant Wheeling – Better Than I Was Expecting

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I made the mistake, or rather, choice, to go on to Yelp and read only the negative reviews of Saranello’s in Wheeling on Sunday, before we went there for dinner. I think I read only the negative ones because I felt like all I’ve been doing is praising the restaurants we’ve been going to lately, and […]