RESTAURANT RATING FULL REVIEW A few friends and I decided to say goodbye to the wacky year of 2017 and ring in the new year of 2018 in New Orleans. Half of them had never had the pleasure of visiting The Big Easy, but this was going to be my fifth time in the city, […]Read more "The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly: Galliano Restaurant"
RESTAURANT RATING FULL REVIEW In Texas, a state known for a range of barbecue styles, who reigns supreme? One city that has one of the most respected barbecue scenes in Texas is the state’s capital, Austin. The city is pretty much synonymous with live music, amazing nightlife, and barbecue. There are countless staples in the city […]Read more "Marvelous Meat Madness: La Barbecue"
RESTAURANT RATING FULL REVIEW As the first business venture from the now massive restaurant group Lettuce Entertain You, R.J. Grunts is a classic Chicago restaurant. It is located in Lincoln Park literally right across from the Lincoln Park Zoo, making it a convenient location to grab some grub with the family before or after seeing […]Read more "An Experience That Will Make You Grumpily Grunt: R.J. Grunts"
Bar Rating Full Review My girlfriend calls Estereo, a coffee spot by day and a bar specializing in cocktails and spinning latin music on vinyl by night, “the best bar in America!” I agree that this bar has it all. Amazing cocktails, skilled bartenders, an amazing interior, lively music, and an overall fun and relaxed […]Read more "Lively Latin Libations: Estereo"
RESTAURANT RATING FULL REVIEW According to a 2013 Pew Research Center Study on American Jewish beliefs and practices, just 22% of American Jews keep kosher in their homes. I’m one of the 78% “bad Jews” who doesn’t keep kosher as my love for meat mixed with dairy and bacon is far too great. In Israel many […]Read more "Cheeseburgers In The Land of Kosher: Iwo’s Meat Burger"
BAR RATING FULL REVIEW In Pittsburgh there is no shortage of bars, as city has 12 bars per 10,000 residents, more per capita than any other city in America, according to a study by Infogroup Targeting Solutions in 2013. After alcohol and a night of drinking, drunk food tends to come after, and there is no better […]Read more "Happy Halloween: A Quick Yet Spooky Review on Jekyl & Hyde"
RESTAURANT RATING FULL REVIEW Chicago’s restaurant scene is top notch, but among all the amazing restaurants in the city, the most hyped up spot I kept hearing about when I moved here in 2016 was Chef Stephanie Izard’s Girl & The Goat restaurant in the food-centric West Loop neighborhood. Stephanie Izard is best known as the first […]Read more "Is it Chicago’s GOAT?: Girl & The Goat"