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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…

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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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