Lincoln Park

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Christina Raptis

Greekalicious: Meals, Munchies in Lincoln Park

  • Age: 28
  • 'Hood: Lincoln Park/Lakeview border
  • Fave spot: Matisse, Sheffield's and Lockdown Bar & Grill

A childhood dream of living in Chicago finally came true 4 years ago and I've been tasting my way through the city ever since. Growing up in a big fat Greek family, I was surrounded by food and cooking so it's no surprise my passion for good eats has taken on a life of its own. My favorite cuisines are Thai, Indian, and of course Greek. I can't live without pasta and I have a thing for making my own pizza. Follow me through my neighborhood as I take you on edible journeys and point out the best spots to grab a bite!

Last Friday on Twitter, Phillip Foss (Chef & Owner of ELideas and The Meatyballs Mobile) announced that his food truck will no longer consistently roll through the streets of Chicago: I was devastated by the news.  The Meatyballs Mobile was one of my favorite food trucks out on the road.  Their meatballs were divine and…


Bottomless mimosa brunch

Bottomless mimosa brunch

My new favorite brunch option… bottomless mimosas (or bloody mary’s, depends on how I’m feeling – sweet or spicy).  Think about it, it’s like an all-you-can-drink buffet for your favorite spiked morning drink of choice!  The bottomless fee can range from anywhere between $7 and $15 depending where you find this gem of a deal,…


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