Browsing the "Chicago" Category

White Castle

White Castle: Little Sliders from the Mid West

After seeing the movie Harold and Kumar Go To White Castle, I’ve always wanted to go to White Castle for the sliders. Living on the West Coast, I’ve never seen one before since it’s mostly concentrated in the Mid West [...]

October 7, 2013 Chicago, Fast Food, Illinois
Argo Tea

Argo Tea: Specialty Tea Shop in Chicago

Walking in the hot summer Chicago weather, BaguetteGirl and I were getting a bit thirsty and decided to head into Argo Tea for a drink. Argo Tea originated from Chicago and they serve a variety of teas and focuses on [...]

September 13, 2013 American, Cafe, Chicago, Three Beakers

Hershey’s Store in Chicago

In a lot of the tourist book, they highlighted the Hershey’s store on the Magnificent Mile. For some reason, I imagined it as exciting as the M&M store in New York, but sadly, I was a bit disappointed when I [...]

September 11, 2013 American, Chicago, Magnificent Mile, Specialty Shop

Rock n Roll McDonald’s in Chicago

Rock n Roll McDonalds is their Flagship store in Chicago, Illinois. It’s quite famous and attracts lots of tourist every year. It’s a few blocks away from the Magnificent Mile. What makes this location unique is that its 3 times [...]

September 8, 2013 Chicago, Fast Food, River North
Slurping Turtle

Slurping Turtle: Ramen in Chicago

The Slurping Turtle is located in the River North area and is a few blocks away from Michigan Avenue. Their logo is pretty cute and I was craving some Japanese food. Even though I was on vacation, I have a [...]

September 7, 2013 Chicago, Japanese, Ramen, River North, Three Beakers
The Publican

The Publican: Homage to Beer, Pork and Oysters in Chicago

The Publican plays a homage to beer, pork and oysters. The restaurant is owned and operated by Executive Chef and James Beard award winner, Paul Kahan. We made a call before we went to dine here and sure enough, they [...]

September 3, 2013 American, Chicago, Four Beakers, West Loop
Street Food Artistry

Street Food Artistry in Chicago

On August 11th, 2013, during our vacation in Chicago, we took a visit to Street Food Artistry – a one day event celebrating of Chicago’s hottest street food and art scene . It was located in Zhou B Art Center. Being a [...]

September 1, 2013 Chicago, Event, Food Carts, Streetcart