While Chicago is far north of the hotbed of delicious and hearty cuisine that exists in the south of the US, there are plenty of restaurants in Chicago serving southern cuisine that hold up to the quality, taste, tradition, hospitality, and love for cooking that comes from the south. Three of Chicago’s best restaurants focused […]Read more "The North Side’s Holy Trinity: Pearl’s Southern Comfort, Big Jones, & Luella’s Southern Kitchen"
RESTAURANT RATING FULL REVIEW People that have grown up in Pittsburgh have a ton of pride in themselves and their city. Outside of their culture and sports teams, life-long Pittsburgh folk are incredibly proud of Primanti Bros., a restaurant known for being the first to put fries on a sandwich. The love for this sandwich […]Read more "Primanti Oh No: A Tale of an Over-hyped Sandwich at Primanti Bros."
RESTAURANT RATING FULL REVIEW What do you think of when you hear the words Las Vegas? Most likely you start thinking about the ritzy and decked out casinos, where you envision you will win big but end up losing more money than you budgeted to gamble with in the first place. Next, perhaps your mind […]Read more "A Circus of Stunning Cuisine: Le Cirque"
DryHop Brewers in East Lakeview and Hopleaf Bar in Andersonville are two wonderful bars located in the city of Chicago. They both offer an amazing selection of beer and as such use the word “hop” in their names, but that is where the similarities run out. Each bar has its own unique selection of beer and […]Read more "Battle of the Hops: DryHop Brewers vs Hopleaf Bar"
RESTAURANT AND BAR RATING FULL REVIEW During the holiday season my girlfriend Erin got me the gift of delicious food and amazing cocktails! She surprised me by taking me to a restaurant I had been wanting to try for the past several months, Income Tax. She also had another trick up her sleeve that night, […]Read more "Delicious Food Incoming: Income Tax"
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"