More real kitchen – Lunchtime Sandwiches

I have blogged about Real Kitchen and the gourmet ready meals that they prepare fresh daily before but I really felt that I had to share the really good sandwiches that we got there for lunch today. Blink and you may miss the small board listing the daily sandwiches, but for reference it’s on the far left…

Tom & Eddies – Good sandwiches and burgers in the suburbs.

It took me a while to even learn the name of this Burger joint. For about three months it was known as ‘new burger place’ and it was an infrequent stop off on our lunchtime burger circuit. This particular Tom & Eddies is in Deerfield Square, way up in the suburbs near to the Deerfield…

Lunch at Café Selmarie in Lincoln Square

Café Selmarie is right slap bang in the middle of Lincoln Square. The windows were so shiny and clean that I could see inside and out, they were incredibly polished. I wondered will the food inside be equally polished? I rolled up here in the heat of the lunchtime rush just around 12.30 and the place was…

Edzo’s – A burger worth travelling for

Somewhat unbeliveably this is only my second ever trip to Edzo’s Burger Shop. Or rather I should say it is the second time I have managed to get in to eat. There is only a small window of opportunity to get your hands on one of their most excellently freshly ground burgers. To be precise…

Return to the Christkindlmarket at Daley Plaza

Last year I sampled some of the food at the Chicago Christmas Market in Daley Plaza, and to be honest I was not that impressed and was a bit rude and dismissive of their efforts. Well anyhow this year, not that I am promising to be any more generous but I thought that I would give…

Warming up on a cold day with a spicy Banh Mi in Lakeview

On this late autumn day there were some nice patches of blue in the sky and some faint sunshine, but sadly  those clear skies mean that it was a little bit on the cooler side especially in the shade. There was a simple choice to consider. If I needed a bit of heat, I could have stayed inside curled up on the…