Quartino

I hope everybody had a great Thanksgiving weekend! I definitely enjoyed being around family and old friends. On Saturday night, my family and the Buckley family met for dinner at Quartino in River North. I had been once or twice before for light meals, but this was a full-fledged dinner.

Quartino is essentially […]

Pizano’s Pizza

Pizano’s Pizza was created by a son of Rudy Malnati (Of Lou Malnati’s), and is some GREAT pizza. It’s less commercialized than Lou’s and Uno’s with only two downtown locations: Gold Coast and the Chicago Loop. I am a big fan of Pizano’s, and when I went for some late night pizza with coworkers, […]

Fornetto Mei

BEST DEAL EVER, that’s what I have to to say.

For anyone who lives near the gold coast or is shopping along Michigan Avenue during the day, I urge you to stop by Fornetto Mei. Located in the historic Whitehall Hotel (across from the Four Seasons), this restaurant has an atrium with a pizza […]

Brick’s Chicago

So you’re walking down Lincoln Avenue just south of Armitage, and you see this image:

Yes, the awning in front of a typical condo building leads to an indoor restaurant a couple of steps underground. Surrounded by bricks (as the name would assume) is a cozy dimly-lit bar & dining room. Bricks Chicago is […]

Pizza All Over the World!

Take a look at this article from USA Today!

51 Great Pizza Parlors–> one in each state! Don’t travel outside Chicagoland without taking a look at this article so you can stop by a pizza parlor. If you check out the comments, you can see some people who are pretty opinionated about the chosen […]