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The Purple Pig, Chicago IL

The Purple Pig, Chicago IL

Most Chicago locals that I’ve asked for food recommendations have suggested The Purple Pig to me. I guess it’s the next big and hyped place to be in Chicago. To me, they are similar to Toronto’s Black Hoof. Apparently they have won 3 consecutive Michelin Bib Gourmands Chicago awards… meaning they offer quality food at … Continue reading

Red Mango, USA

Red Mango, USA

While waiting for my flight out of Chicago O’Hare back to Toronto, I had a few hours to spare. I was actually in terminal 2 but to realize that all other terminals are all still connected where I can freely walk from one to the other… even after security. =) Terminal 1 where most of … Continue reading

Chili’s, O’Hare Airport Chicago IL

Chili’s, O’Hare Airport Chicago IL

For my last meal in Chicago, I ate at Chilis in Chicago’s O’Hare Airport for a quick bite instead of buying the cold sandwiches from a stand. Chili’s (@Chilis) is a franchise restaurant in United States, that is casual dining with relatively similar menu and ambience to our Jack Astors. Here’s Chili’s store locator if … Continue reading

Lou Malnatis Pizzeria & Giordano’s, Chicago IL

Lou Malnatis Pizzeria & Giordano’s, Chicago IL

Can’t leave Chicago without their signature deep dish pizza! Looks like Lou Malnatis (@LouMalnatis) was the most popular based on web research/reviews. They have several locations around Chicago. Store locator here. I ended up visiting the one at Chicago – Gold Coast, 1120 North State Street (at State & Rush) for lunch. They had high … Continue reading

Boka Restaurant, Chicago IL

Boka Restaurant, Chicago IL

During my stay at Chicago, I decided to hit up on one of the Michelin Star restaurants because there’s just so many great food and restaurants there! I found this website,ChooseChicago, quite helpful and from the Michelin Guide list, I decided on Boka due to price, proximity and menu.Boka was awarded a Michelin Star in 2010 … Continue reading