Flight 1551

I had the pleasure of visiting Chicago for a weekend, and made a pit stop at a new wine bar in old town. We ordered a flight of red wines that were unique and intriguing. I hadn’t eaten lunch, and Nishi wanted something to nibble on. So I ordered a sausage & pepperoni pizza while she ordered the monkey bread. Continue reading Flight 1551

Mama Milano Neopolitan Pizza Bar

Since reading this article (The Dish, ChicagoMag.com) over two months ago, I have had my eye on Wells Street awaiting the opening of Mama Milano– a new pizzeria concept in Old Town.

Friends can attest to my excitement. They have witnessed me walking up to the construction-covered entrance of the restaurant, itching to get inside.

Finally, when I was least expecting it, I spotted the opened restaurant during the Wells Street Art Festival and darted over to check it out. (Sorry to Jon, Lisa, and Sam for running away from you at the fair!)

The well-lit Mama Milano Pizza Bar

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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 […]

Homemade Pizza Company

Homemade Pizza Company is pizza you cook at home. Not frozen, not ordered in, not so cheap, but much better than any pizza I’ve cooked in my oven.

This past weekend I celebrated Halloween with my two favorite things-> my friends & pizza. Nine girls came to my apartment to sample a variety of […]