Pulled Pork Nachos and Pokemon on the Chicago Riverwalk

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Another summer weekend in Chicago has come and gone, but not without another venture into the big city to hang out with some awesome people. We had such a great time last weekend heading into the River North area early Saturday morning for Yoga in the Park and food, that we decided there was no […]

Steaks, Seafood and Friends at Del Frisco’s Chicago

del friscos chicago steakhouse

Every year (for the past 4 years) we’ve gotten a group of friends together for a nice, overpriced, dinner out at a Chicago steakhouse. In the past we have visited such establishments as Mastro’s, Chicago Cut, and David Burke’s Primehouse; this year we made our way to Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse. As I’ve said […]

I’ll Try Everything You Order – Bulerias Tapas Bar Chicago

asparagus cheese balsamic tapas

Tapas restaurants aren’t my favorite restaurants in the world, but I do enjoy their atmosphere and the fact that everyone is sharing and interacting during the meal. I also like the fact that you get to try a bunch of different things because it’s small plates made to share. So if there’s something you order […]

Disappointing Experience – Roka Akor Old Orchard

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For Christmas last year, like ever year, we asked my brothers to get Celeste and I a couple gift cards to restaurants we’ve been meaning to try. This time around they got us gift cards to Lillie’s Q, a BBQ restaurant in Chicago, and Roka Akor, a seafood, steak, and sushi restaurant in Skokie’s Old […]

Not Worth The Money – David Burke’s Primehouse Chicago

david burkes primehouse bone-in filet

Every year around the holidays we get a group of friends together and we go out for an expensive meal at a nice steak restaurant in Chicago. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, I don’t see any reason why I should be paying $50+ for a steak when I can just go […]