Category Archives: Food & Eats
We went to the Sundays On State street festival on this beautiful Chicago summer day. There was lots of singing and dancing and we got hungry and went into the old Marshall Field’s store (some people call it “Macy’s”). One … Continue reading
We went to the heart of Little India for groceries. This is a pretty authentic part of town; you will see lots of people in traditional Indian dress, which is also widely available for sale. And there is a large … Continue reading
Special occasion today, and we went downtown to Chicago’s oldest Italian restaurant, The Village (since 1927). Fortunately, they appear to have updated since 1927. It’s a cute place. Seafood mannicotti, carpaccio, eggplant parmigiana, panna cotta. The red sauce tasted like … Continue reading
We visited the Art Institute today. We took a break and had lunch at Russian Tea Time across the street, one of CVH’s favorite Chicago restaurants. Even the kids liked the decor and the hearty food.
The State of Illinois still has not opened up all the driver’s license bureaus. There are only two for the entire city of Chicago. To get a license you have to show up early in the morning (before they cut … Continue reading
There are way too many bakeries and sweet shops in Chicago, and even way too many in our very own neighborhood. That does not stop me from patronizing them, though. Lickety Split makes a killer Black Cow, using the best … Continue reading