Del Campo Tacos – Authentic Mexican Food at 12th Street Beach

I found Del Campo’s Tacos on 12th Street Beach when I was taking a walk heading South of the Loop along the Lakeside Trail towards the Adler Planatarium I saw this sign with a cartoon Mexican man jumping up and down offering ‘Authentic Mexican Food‘. How could I resist? It was a sunny day and I…

The Chicken Hut – best broiled chicken in town

The Chicken Hut in Belmont was and is one of my favourite places to eat at in Chicago. It is not fancy in any way, shape, or form, but it is very real and it is very honest. When I lived in the city I would come here every other week just to eat their…

The Michelle Melt at the Good Stuff Eatery in Chicago

The Good Stuff eatery down in the Loop is another one of those spots that you really should keep on your burger munching circuit. I sometimes feel that it is a bit overlooked as it is kind of hidden away in the shadow of the elevated railway one street away from the hustle and bustle of…

The Belmont Café in Lakeview for Eggs with Bacon

One of the first places I ever ate in Chicago was at Clarkes on Belmont near to the Belmont El Stop (read more here).  I had come up here looking for an apartment and there was an agency just along the road that I had spotted when checking out the area. That place was great…