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Whiskey + pizza = happiness in the 'hood

Whiskey + pizza = happiness in the ‘hood

The cover and topic matter of yesterday’s edition of RedEye made me happy (read: Rethinking Lincoln Park). Lincoln Park, my home ‘hood, gets either a great or a terrible rap depending on who you talk to, but I loved reading about the new improvements to our already (according to me) fantastic ‘hood because while I…

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PHOTOS: Pizza, pasta and paparazzi

PHOTOS: Pizza, pasta and paparazzi

Foodies, trendsetters and Chicago’s most stylish celebrated the launch of Vapiano restaurant in the heart of Lincoln Park with wine, paparazzi and some of the best hand tossed pizza I’ve tasted in a long time. The cozy Italian décor is quite charming for a ‘hood eatery and the menu is reasonably priced for the most…

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The modern day booty call: 2 a.m. reserved for late night grub

The modern day booty call: 2 a.m. reserved for late night grub

If you’re an experienced party animal, hardcore Chicago native, insomniac, or a self-proclaimed food addict or critic, then you probably already know a little something about late night binge eating in Lincoln Park. Okay, maybe that’s a bit extreme, but even if you’re out past midnight with your homies, (or by yourself depending on how you roll) I’m…

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The great pizza debate

The great pizza debate

Every time I have an out-of-town visitor, Chicago-style pizza is a top request when it comes to food.  I always get excited to oblige that request.  The majority of the time I take my friends to Lou Malnati’s for their first true deep dish experience.  Pictured above is the Malnati Classic my friend and I had this weekend at their Lincoln…

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Francesca’s Pizzeria Napoletana shuts doors

Francesca’s Pizzeria Napoletana shuts doors

From Eater: Just when things seemed to be all quiet on the Scott Harris front, we discovered that the Francesca’s empire is at it again. Harris has decided to close Francesca’s Pizzeria Napoletana in Lincoln Park and is currently looking for a new site for the restaurant in Little Italy. Read more at Eater.

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