Chicago 2019

The good: People watching Mulled wine (take note of this @downtownpitt) The bad: Lots and lots of people in a small space, many drinking mulled wine The mulled wine is […]

The typical mall food court if the typical mall food court had a face lift, got all new clothes and jewelry and went to the CIA and learned to make […]

There are so many things to like about Bavettes: It’s off the normal restaurant path It’s not necessarily a “to be seen” place Great interior Good bar (there was a […]

Eataly is massive.  It’s two floors in the middle of downtown Chicago of just about everything Italian food you can think of. Coffee, gelato, a Nutella bar, Cheese, bread, wine, […]

So, when you visit Giordano’s you need to bring those pants with the expanding sides. The pizza here is huge and very good. You’ll want a bite of that last […]

So very, very good. We got the “Chef’s table”which was really the two seats at the kitchen bar closest to the chef and had a fantastic time. This place was […]

We like to stop in here for a drink before dinner at Quartino. A Great place for a drink especially if you are a champagne fan.  Don’t scoff at the cocktails, […]

Lots of great little plate choices and a nice Italian wine selection. Go when it’s busy, (which is always) it’s more fun then.