Kuma’s Too – Devilishly good burgers at 666

Kuma’s Too at 666 West Diversey Parkway has all the same burgers as the original Kumas Corner, but it doesn’t quite have the down and dirty grunge that you had at the original location. Perhaps it is because I know that it is in the old space that housed the old Counter Burger which closed back in 2013, and perhaps…

The South Loop Club – For a Burger and a Beer

Recently I found myself staying down by the Harrison El Stop kind of by accident. I was pretty much desperate for something to eat and ended up at the South Loop Club, a kind of half dive bar half sports bar, I quite liked it. I will be honest and say that apart from a cold…

Downtown Dogs – Doggone good dogs in the City!

One of the first hot dogs that I ate in Chicago was at DownTown Dogs and I remember it well. It was freezing and just a couple of days after the snowpocalypse of 2011. I had found myself sheltering here after having bought myself a rent deposit cheque from the ‘cheques cashed’ shop on the…

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…