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…

Golden Angel – old school diner

Sunday breakfast sometimes ends up being brunch and on occasions like this weekend gets dangerously close to dinner. Wandering along Lincoln Avenue debating whether it was too late to jump on the el to find a new stop and a new eatery I passed by the Golden Angel Resturant and Pancake House for about the…

Chubby Wieners

I have several reasons for coming to Chubby Wieners, it meets my first criteria in this project in that it follows my mission to eat near every station along the Elevated Line.  It is situated below the tracks almost adjacent to the Western Brown Line station at Lincoln Square. You can almost touch Chubby from the platform. Secondly,…

Pannenkoken Cafe – Dutch pancakes in Lincoln Square

“Is it a pizza?, is it an omelette? no its a Pannenkoken!” “A what?” “A Pannenkoken…oh let them explain, after all they do have a board and I did take a photo of it, and then do a lame ode to Superman to stretch out the blog entry and introduce the photograph” I had a Sausage, Mushroom,…

Lincoln Square Thursday Farmers Market

Lincoln Square Evening Farmers Market in the Western El Station parking lot, Lincoln Square 2309 W. Leland Ave  I love these tomatoes, when you pick them up you can smell them on your fingers for hours. These portobello mushrooms also roast well and are great with a fry up GREAT SUCCESS