Mashed Potato Pizza and Merkts Cheddar Burgers

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After being extremely disappointed that I was not able to score Foo Fighters tickets for their intimate show at The Cubby Bear Friday night, we decided to hit up Piece Brewery & Pizzeria in Wicker Park instead. Why Piece you ask? Well for one their pizza is incredible, but we’ll get to that in a […]

Gyro Meat on a Burger at Chuck Wagon – Wilmette

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Chuck Wagon has been gracing the streets of Wilmette, IL since 1974 and continues to be a staple in the town. Having only recently discovered the Chuck Wagon about 5 years ago, when I moved to Evanston, I still don’t go in there as much as I would like. It’s not that the food isn’t […]

Burgers at DMK Burger & Fish Evanston

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DMK Restaurants just opened a new DMK Burger & Fish location in Evanston within the past year and we finally got a chance to try it out this weekend. Evanston has a few other good options for burgers, so it was going to be hard for DMK to stack up to the competition. We have […]

The J. Parker Rooftop & Leader Bar Mozzarella Sticks – Chicago

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The Chicago Air & Water Show was this weekend and Iman decided we needed to do something “summery” since the summer is winding down in Chicago. Despite the fact that Sunday definitely didn’t feel like summer, he reserved a table at The J. Parker Rooftop Restaurant for us to watch the Air & Water Show… […]

Austin, TX Food Take 2: BBQ, Mexican, Filipino, Donuts and Fried Chicken

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I’ve written about the food in Austin, TX before and I will probably write about it again in the future. My brother moved down to Austin from Chicago in 2012, so I’ve gone to visit him the last 2 years. And now that my wife has made it down there and experienced it for herself, […]