Chicago Day 4 – C.G. (Chicago Gourmet/Cash Grab)

Chicago Gourmet ‘happened’ to coincide with our trip to Chicago. Being as cheap as I am, I waited for Groupon to feature it and then proceeded to get them half off. Of course, they only offered the less appealing date of Sunday, September 26 (based on the schedule), but since I was only paying a … Continue reading

Chicago Day 1 – Exploration in Food & Culture

Blackbird Our first reservation was with Blackbird. 619 W. Randolph Chicago, IL 60661 (312) 715-0708 It was searingly hot (30+C) so we decided to take advantage of   the heat wave and enjoy the patio. E got the prix fixe, which was a 3-course menu featuring a Fluke Tartare, Wood-Grilled Sturgeon and a Brown Butter Cake … Continue reading