Monthly Archives: April 2015

Brunch at Bar Takito

If I could describe Bar Takito in one word it would be “cool.” From the graffiti art, to the reclaimed furniture and refurbished typewriters adorning the walls, to “Bar Takito” spelled out in large lit letters on the ceiling, everything

Wicker Park, BYOB

Birchwood Kitchen

Birchwood Kitchen, open since April, 2009, is a neighborhood cafe in Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood. Birchwood is approachable, comfortable, and relaxed, with friendly servers and outstanding food at very reasonable price points. Perhaps best of all, Birchwood is BYO and

Diner, Gold Coast

Hash House a No Go

Any time a restaurant relies on gimmicks to attract diners, I worry that the quality of the food will suffer. In the case of Hash House a Go Go, where the enormous portion sizes rule, I was surprisingly left wanting