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 […]

Chicago North Center Ribfest 2014

chicago north center rib fest 2014

This past weekend was Chicago’s North Center Neighborhood’s 16th annual Ribfest. Ribfest is one of Chicago’s largest, most popular street fests during the summer… and for good reason. Delicious, delicious ribs, slathered in even more delicious BBQ sauce that stretches for what seems like forever. That may sound like the most amazing thing in the […]

Burgers at The Bad Apple Chicago

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Having heard lots of good things about the burgers at The Bad Apple in Chicago, we decided to finally make our way over there this weekend. The Bad Apple is located on Lincoln a block south of Montrose. When we arrived at the restaurant/bar we were greeted happily by the very first parking spot on […]

Pulled Pork Cheese Fries at Big Bricks

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If you haven’t been able to tell, I am a huge fan of Big Bricks on Lincoln in Chicago’s North Center neighborhood. This place as amazing pizza, but even better BBQ, which is why it should come as no surprise that the Pulled Pork Cheese Fries are amazing. Since winter has shown it’s ugly face […]

Chicago BBQ Followed by Pizza at Old Fifth

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I’ve written about Big Bricks in the North Center neighborhood a few times now, but it continues to impress me every time we go back. The BBQ ribs are just incredible and I don’t say that about any food… ever. For the guy that doesn’t really like food, and only eats so he doesn’t die, […]