More real kitchen – Lunchtime Sandwiches

I have blogged about Real Kitchen and the gourmet ready meals that they prepare fresh daily before but I really felt that I had to share the really good sandwiches that we got there for lunch today. Blink and you may miss the small board listing the daily sandwiches, but for reference it’s on the far left…

Lunch at Café Selmarie in Lincoln Square

Café Selmarie is right slap bang in the middle of Lincoln Square. The windows were so shiny and clean that I could see inside and out, they were incredibly polished. I wondered will the food inside be equally polished? I rolled up here in the heat of the lunchtime rush just around 12.30 and the place was…

Warming up on a cold day with a spicy Banh Mi in Lakeview

On this late autumn day there were some nice patches of blue in the sky and some faint sunshine, but sadly  those clear skies mean that it was a little bit on the cooler side especially in the shade. There was a simple choice to consider. If I needed a bit of heat, I could have stayed inside curled up on…

“There’s something about Mary’s hamburgers”

I have had Hamburger Mary’s on my radar for quite some time now but sadly I rarely seem to get over into Andersonville to eat at many of the districts varied and diverse resturants. Mostly I try to eat within easy reach of the elevated railway, and it is quite a distance between the nearest…

The Clark Street Dog

Clark Street Dogs was one of the first places that I ever went to in Chicago, and on that occasion I had my first italian sausage. I did not have anything to compare that with so at the time I thought it was quite good. I went back a second time and tried one of their Philly…