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, […]

Holt’s in Park Ridge – Definitely Ok for Babies

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Wow, apparently people get all up in arms when you go to a new place that turns out to be a bar, and then write a blog post about how you probably shouldn’t bring your baby there on a Saturday night… I honestly didn’t think my post about The Garage Bar & Sandwiches would strike […]

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… […]

Burgers and Bacon at Au Cheval Chicago

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Au Cheval is not somewhere that I would think of going, based on the name alone. “Au Cheval” just sounds too fancy for me, and the pictures and menu on the website weren’t helping their case either. Most of the things on the menu I would probably never even try, but I was told that […]