Places

  • A Must-Try: Fat Boys Jerk and Soul Food
    11:01 AM

    Fat Boys Jerk and Soul Food really knows how to serve it. As I walked into the restaurant, I was instantly overcome with the smell and chatter of hungry customers waiting for their food. It might seem annoying to wait in line in such a small restaurant, but the food is definitely worth the long wait

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  • Perfect For A Snack, Not A Meal: Wow Bao
    9:33 AM

    On the corner of Clark and Diversey, it’s hard to miss the bright red, quaint nook of Wow Bao, a delightful bistro blend of Asian cuisines. Upon entering, there is a rush of fragrance that immediately enters your body, filling you with a contrasting warmth compared the cold weather outside. With the menu posted on a

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  • Psistaria: The Local Greek Restaurant You Have To Try
    9:31 AM

    “Opa!,” the waiter yells as he sprays lemon over the cheese appetizer. A huge flame emerges in front of the eyes of the customers. “Opa!,” the restaurant responds back. Psistaria, the name many can’t pronounce, is a popular and authentic Greek restaurant located at 4711 West Touhy Avenue in Lincolnwood. This delicious Greek appetizer called, “saganaki”

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  • I Scream for Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream
    9:30 AM

    With the line often leading out the door and a couple buildings away, it’s hard to miss Jeni’s in Wicker Park. Even though it may seem frustrating to wait in a long line for some ice cream, it’s most definitely worth the wait. Even though the line looks unbearable, my experience started from outside the

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  • Nando’s PERi-PERi Brings Culture to Old Orchard Mall
    9:28 AM

    You’ve probably been to Old Orchard mall in Skokie many times with friends and family members. You may think you have tried food from every restaurant that the mall has to offer. But a few weeks ago, your variety of meal options just grew a bit more. On Sunday, Nov. 13, Nando’s PERi-PERi opened for the first time at the local

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  • New Addition to Downtown Skokie: Euro Echo Cafe
    8:18 AM

    While driving through downtown Skokie — Lincoln Ave. to be exact — you may have noticed a new, mint green sign that reads “Euro Echo Cafe.” This new, vintage, European-style cafe has been up and running for about three months now, and is very different from your average American-style cafe. The owners are both from European backgrounds, so they thought

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  • Is The Line At Jollibee’s Really Worth It?
    8:18 AM

    Jollibee’s is a famous Filipino fast food chain restaurant that has recently opened in Skokie — the only one in the Midwest. A wait time of 45 minutes would lead many to believe the food was worth it. In this case, I have to say that Jollibee’s tastes exactly like Kentucky Fried Chicken. To me, there was no difference besides the name on the

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