Elephant & Castle in The Glen – Glenview [Review]

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Elephant & Castle is the latest restaurant to grace Glenview’s “The Glen” shopping center after many of the other restaurants in the area have been forced out due to high leases (or at least that’s what I’m assuming is happening). The Glen area of Glenview is a row of shops, restaurants, and a movie theater, […]

Pizza & Video Games – Izzy’s Arcade Bar in Niles

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When we first heard about Izzy’s Arcade Bar opening up in Niles, a few of my buddy’s and I decided we were going to check it out… well that was back in March, it’s now November, but we finally made it over there. Thankfully the doors are still open. I only say that because I’ve […]

Fred’s Garage in Winnetka Looks Amazing, But A Little Expensive…

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When we heard that the folks behind one of our favorite neighborhood restaurants, Ten Mile House, were opening another restaurant in the area aimed at a more casual, family-oriented, feel, we knew we had to try it. Little did we know though, that we’d be leaving the Evanston Central street area before the new restaurant […]

Buonanotte, Poutine, and Alcohol – The Montreal Bachelor Party Experience

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I spent this past weekend up in Montreal for my brother’s bachelor party. Montreal is apparently the new king when it comes to destination bachelor parties because of it’s variety of interesting bars and clubs, as well as restaurants and strip clubs. The last time I was in Canada was when we did an east […]

Whiskey Thief Evanston – Burgers, Whiskey, and an Interesting Night

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Whiskey Thief opened in late June of this year (2016) to much fanfare. We had been following the construction of this new restaurant pretty closely since my wife works a couple doors down from the space, and once we found out what it was going to be we were pretty excited. Fast forward to this past weekend, […]