Burgers, Beef Fat Fries and Black Cherry Cider at The Promontory Chicago

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Saturday was supposed to be a day of apple picking, hayrides and pumpkin patching with friends, but the Chicago weather decided it was going to do what it does best in the fall and be rainy and disgusting. So instead of heading out of the city to go apple picking (which we would end up […]

Bacon, Beer, Sausage and Burgers at Kaiser Tiger Chicago

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Last weekend was pretty much a blur for me due to the fact that our schedule was jam packed the entire time. Friday evening we had a wedding, Saturday morning we had a funeral, Saturday evening we had an engagement party, Sunday early afternoon we had lunch plans and Sunday night we had dinner plans. […]

The Garage Bar Chicago – Probably Not A Good Place For Babies

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Yes, I’ve been away for a while and left this blog to rot in the sun like an unfortunate squirrel who tried to cross Lake Shore Drive on a hot Chicago summer day. Rest in peace my furry little friend. But alas, I am back, and I have a slightly new angle on how I […]

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 from The Triple XXX Family Restaurant in Indiana

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On Purdue’s campus there lives a small diner in a building that doesn’t appear to have been updated since the 50’s. This diner, known as The Triple XXX Family Restaurant, is home to one of the best burgers I’ve had in a while. Despite the name of the restaurant, there are no topless dancers or […]