Monthly Archives: October 2015

Chicago: Au Cheval

I’ve had many burgers in my lifetime – from fast food joints like In and Out and Shake Shack to top tiered Michelin stars rated establishments. This burger I had at Au Cheval was, by far, the best burger I’ve … Continue reading

Chicago: Alinea (***, #9)

Another memorable day in my life to remember: visiting the legendary Three Michelin Star Alinea.

Chicago: Fat Rice

It doesn’t have any Michelin stars nor did it made it to S. Pellegrino’s top 50 list, but it did made it to the top 38 restaurants in the entire USA published by and one of the global selection … Continue reading

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Chicago: Pequods Pizza

Having already tried Deep Dish pizza at Lou’s on my last visit, I decided to roll up my sleeves, dig a little deeper, drive a little further, and see if I could find the best one in town.

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Chicago: Sixteen (**)

Located on the floor with the same name, Sixteen was the flagship restaurant of the brilliant looking Trump Tower smack in the middle of the Chicago Riverfront district. In all the other Michelin Star establishments I’ve been to in this … Continue reading

Chicago: Girl and the Goat

After having a quick cheeseburger at an age old Chicago institution and a Michelin Star tasting menu at the Trump Tower, it was time to gather the last of my friends who were flying in from Vancouver and have yet … Continue reading

Chicago: Billy Goat Tavern

After five days of gorging myself with gourmet meals in New York, I find myself in Chicago looking for more. After dropping off my bags at the Hyatt near the Magnificent Mile in the noticeably hotter afternoon, I was feeling … Continue reading

New York City: Crif Dogs

After my morning trip to the Statue of Liberty, including walking up and down 354 steps of stairs for the Crown Access, I needed something to replace those lost calories. Time for hot dogs located across town!