The Little Italy Series – Patio Hot Dogs

Patio Hot Dogs at 1503 W. Taylor St may not seem like much, but it has been here since 1948 and that has to be worth something in the country of low history, it is a Taylor street institution. My encounter was at the recent Taste of Italy where I was attracted by some sausages…

The Little Italy series: Rosebud cafe

The Rosebud cafe is one of a few in the chain hanging around the Chicago area. ThisĀ particular one in Little Italy is at 1500 W Taylor and has been there since 1975 when the empire of Rosebud first got started. I was just passing by and was looking for a little sample of what they…

The Little Italy series: The Three Aces

I always think that it is a skill in itself to make a slider or mini burger look like a proper full sized burger. Three Aces succeeded in every way, even adding a few french fries to make it look like a proper plateful. I really picked this option firstly for the bacon jam, and…

The Little Italy Series – Davanti Enoteca

It wasn’t the Davanti sign that pulled me into trying some of their food, no it was the great big pot of deliciously looking sauce that caught my eye as I passed by that made me walk back to try something.Ā It was a ragu sauce and had been cookng down for hours and it smelt…