The Dog Joint

I was attracted to the Dog Joint by both the name and signage, inside “Top Gun” was on the television, some classic scenes played out as I waited for my hot dog first; Maverick: She’s lost that loving feeling. Goose: She’s lost? No, she hasn’t. Maverick: Yes, she has. Goose: She has not lost that…

Brothers Beef, Italian Beef Sandwiches

  On Armitage I had seen a place that I hoped was serving Italian Beef, I think that it was the name “Brother’s Beef” that originally clued me in. For my expat friends back in the UK I should explain a little more, it is a sandwich in a roll filled with thin slices of seasoned roast…

Blog Anniversary – Return to Cheesies

Each time I pass Belmont on the El I look down and see Cheesies, the scene of my very first blog post. As it was the anniversary of me starting The Chicago El Stop Food Hunt project I thought it would be appropriate to go back and have another of Cheesies really tasty sandwiches. Since I was…

The Golden Angel – just how much food does one man need?

This was my second visit to the Golden Angel Pancake House and I may not have to eat for the rest of the week. Located at 4344 N. Lincoln Ave (Montrose), vaguely between the Montrose Brown and the Western Brown Line is the Golden Angel. All I really wanted was a Pork Chop, so I…

I just met Weird Harold at Stella’s Diner

I am easily sold on places to eat, and when Stella’s Diner in Lakeview followed me on Twitter this week, I felt I would repay the compliment by stopping off for a bite to eat. I have to say that it really is a quite a quirky place inside, nice art work on the walls…