Category: Lincoln Park

Bar/Pub, Casual, Delivery, Dine-in, Lincoln Park


Home sweet ‘alexi’s couch’. I made a last-minute trip to Chicago, and spent Thursday night on Alexi, Danny, & Kevin’s couch watching TV and eating pizza. I ordered in Ranalli’s extra thin crust ZA with some fresh mozz. It truly was super thin with a tomato-paste-like sauce. So yes, only downside was flavorless sauce, but […]

Bar/Pub, Casual, Dine-in, Lincoln Park

Riccardo Enoteca

I was so happy to be surrounded by friends to celebrate my belated birthday in Chicago. We dined at Riccardo Enoteca and enjoyed their small plates and pizzas. Although we were a large group, once they got into the swing of things, service was attentive. We drank plenty of wine and loved the bread on […]

Dine-in, Lincoln Park


I was so happy to spend some time in Chicago after Labor Day weekend. A handful of girlfriends got together for an early meal at Balena, a place I have been wanting to check out for a while. The restaurant itself is beautiful, with high ceilings and a warm & rustic feeling.