Over to the Savory Spice Shop at Lincoln Square for some rubs

  There are already a number of really good shops in Chicago on my list where you can go along in hunt of spice blends from all over the world so why not have another one? The recently opened  Savory Spice Shop in Lincoln Square is a very welcome addition. In the past I have often…

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…

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…

Angel Bakery at Lincoln Square Farmer’s Market

I was perusing the Angel Food Bakery stall at the Thursday night farmers market in the Western CTA car park near Lincoln Square and spyed some savoury treats to take home for a lunch time snack.   I bought a couple of these interesting looking savoury pies which when I got the home found out that they…

Chicago Brauhaus – A germanic retro meal experience

I have walked past Chicago Brauhaus in Lincoln Square on many occasions and had never set foot inside. I have to admit that it was watching an episode of Diners, Drive ins and Dives in which it was featured that finally tipped me over the door step. Thinking about it I do not know why…

Costello’s Sandwiches and Sides – Lincoln Square

Costello sandwich & sides is located right under the el line bridge just before the Western Brown Line stop. If you sit in the window you can watch the trains rattle by overhead. Sadly I could not see Lou or Abbott in here but I guess that was a long shot and as far over…