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Fortune cookie says...

Fortune cookie says…

I have a couple different requirements for good take-out Chinese food.  I am decidedly unoriginal and order sweet and sour chicken 98% of the time, so crispy chicken breading is one requirement.  Pineapple in the sauce is another requirement.  Good egg rolls is a third.  But the trump card for a good Chinese restaurant?  The…

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Does Alinea take reservations for Lollapalosers?

First, we had irritating Yankees fans meandering the city. Now, thanks to Lollapalooza, we’re treated to a variety of retro basketball jerseys worn by folks who have never hoisted a jumper. President Obama may want to keep some of that extra security from his birthday bash in town. Because my hometown of Chicago is under…

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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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