The Golden Angel – just how much food does one man need?

This was my second visit to the Golden Angel Pancake House and I may not have to eat for the rest of the week. Located at 4344 N. Lincoln Ave (Montrose), vaguely between the Montrose Brown and the Western Brown Line is the Golden Angel. All I really wanted was a Pork Chop, so I…

Eggs, Bacon and more, 24 hours a day, at Diner Grill

You know that there has to be something good and decent on offer when you walk past a 24 Diner just around closing time and it is a packed as this. That was the situation I found myself in on Saturday night as I departed the Globe Pub on Irving Park Rd after a couple of pints of…

“City Farms” for a quality brunch and breakfast

City Farms Grill is a small cafe that is almost easy to miss, in fact I have walked past several times and thought oh yes I haven’t been there yet, but then forget as it is not on my beaten track. This is a shame as it is a really nice friendly little place to get…

Hot Diggetey Dog – Northside SummerFest

Forget watching planes and boats,  this weekend the festival of choice was the Hot Dog Festival in Northside. I could have fought my way through the masses along North Avenue beach or I could have eaten a hot dog sitting casually in the sunshine on Lincoln Avenue. Tough choice and I take the hot dog every time. All along…

A whole lot of BBQ at RibFest Chicago 2012

  There was a whole lot of rib action and other assorted BBQ offerrings at this years RibFest. I really am no expert in ribs, I pretty much like them to be meaty, and I do like it when the rib meat has flavour and I dont have to rely on the addition of a…

El Llano – where chickens’ transform into Colombian Gold

I have had my eye on El Llano for a while, usually when I see double L’s at the front of  a name I am in Wales, but tonight I was entering a little Colombian haven. I wasn’t really sure what I fancied, but some sort of grilled or roasted chicken was high on the agenda….

Mangis hit or miss?

Walking down from the Addison Brown line stop you could be forgiven for passing by this joint. I did on my way passed to whole foods at Paulina, walking passed several fitness centres before being snared with the thought of a sneaky hot dog In the end I was not wowed by the offerings but…