Archive for the ‘13: Chicago’ Category

August 24, 2011 Off

Hot Doug’s (Chicago)

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My last entry on Chicago will be on the dog. While I did tried the classic Chicago dog at the train station (which I enjoyed), the experienced of getting to Hot Doug’s makes a more interesting story. I first heard of the place from Anthony Bourdain’s episode, as the Foie Gras dog place. It is […]


August 18, 2011 Off

Longman and Eagle (Chicago)

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I first read about Longman and Eagle when I looked for good brunch places, even though they’re listed as Gastropub. Upon visiting their site, I was really intrigued by their tagline Eat Sleep Whiskey. They have rooms for rent upstairs and said to have a huge whiskey collection. It’s a gastropub that serves as a […]

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August 13, 2011 Off

I-Cream (Chicago)

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A friend told us about the liquid nitrogen mixed ice cream shop I-Cream at Wicker Park. We were defeated by the mid west heat wave and were literally crawling our tired, dehydrated bodies across Wicker Park to get here. What greet us at the door are the mixing machines with liquid nitrogen smoke coming out […]


August 11, 2011 Off

Overeasy (Chicago)

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Thanks to my bf’s friend hospitality, we get to stay at their apartment at the quiet but up and coming neighborhood of River North. One of the local’s popular joint is a brunch place called Over Easy Cafe. They had me at the door- cute egg theme decor! Black Eye French Toast 10 Brioche French […]


August 9, 2011 Off

Purple Pig (Chicago)

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Since we stayed at downtown for our arrival night, I looked up restaurants in the touristy area and tried the popular tapas place called Purple Pig. As their name indicates, there’s pork in all their dishes. Even a bowl of almonds are fried in pork fat. Their menu sounds watering, there’s a intensive menu of […]

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