Category: Illinois

Acadia (Chicago, IL)

Okay.  I literally sat here for twenty-three minutes, thinking of a good introduction.  I came up with nothing.  Is that called writer’s block?  If so, that’s what I just had.  But, the more I type, the more words start to come out.  Kind of like I’m doing right now. Usually I’d say something witty or

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Smyth (Chicago, IL)

What’s your standard when it comes to dining?  Is it the customer service?  The way the food is cooked?  Or the overall experience?  Every once in a while, you have to “treat yourself” to that one meal that you’ve always wanted.  A place that’ll make you feel special, and one where you’ve thought of going

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Oriole (Chicago, IL)

Phenomenal.  Astounding.  First-Class.  Your Favorite Curse Word.  Positive Words that have yet to be created.  Graduation.  The Judge throwing out your speeding ticket, because the cop didn’t show to contest your reckless driving.  Those feelings and emotions I just described?  Multiply them by two and you’ll understand how I feel about Oriole.  Usually, I start

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