Pizzerio Serio

Life lesson to all: If you buy a coupon (or Groupon), be sure to use it before it expires. I have had one instance where my coupon ‘expired’ and I couldn’t reap the benefits of the deal. When I purchased my “Living Social” deal for Pizzeria Serio in Lakeview, I made sure to use […]

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, […]

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 […]

Second City Pizza Tour- Chicago

Yesterday, I went on the “Second City Pizza Tour” of Chicago. My coworker, Cathy, and I took a slightly longer lunch break and indulged in the amazingness that entailed not one, but four pizza places in the city!

The four places we visited are as follows: Giordano’s, La Madia, Gino’s East, and State Street […]

Mario’s Ristorante- Gold Coast

On Monday night, Jon & I met for a late-night dinner at Mario’s Ristorante three blocks from my apartment. I was working out later in the evening and Jon had a conference call until 8:30pm. We arrived and were happy to find that the restaurant was NOT empty. In fact, the bar had a […]