Monthly Archives: April 2009

Fritz Pastry Press Release

Oh look, a Fritz Pastry press release.  Why yes, it was written by me. For Immediate Release CHICAGO, IL — There’s something to be said for good food that’s also affordable.  Too often nowadays, niche bakeries and cafes are moving … Continue reading

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A Very Fritz Pastry Q&A

I met up with Elaine Heaney, Nathaniel Meads and Jared Nance, the partners behind Fritz Pastry, a couple weeks before their grand opening to talk about a variety of topics, including why they decided now was the time to open … Continue reading

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Cheetos GIANT

I love Cheetos.  I’ve waxed poetic about them time and time and time again.  It is, without a doubt, my all time favorite snack food.  When I started seeing the commercials for the new GIANT Cheetos, I went on a … Continue reading

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Cranberry BBQ Pulled Pork

Yes.  You read that right.  Pulled pork.  No, I have not taken leave of my senses.  I am still soundly a vegetarian, but I wanted to do something special for Katie. Her destruction of the Pig Destroyer at Kuma’s Corner … Continue reading

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Late Night Doritos: A Pale Imitation

Having never really, truly had one of those nights that involved many bars followed by a devil need for something either, or preferably both, greasy and fatty, I can’t say I truly appreciate the late night food run to the … Continue reading

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Chutney Joe’s – Chicago

There are pros and cons to Chutney Joe’s in the South Loop.  Pro?  Because it’s not a buffet there’s no way to gorge yourself on samosas and pakora.  Con?  Because it’s not a buffet there’s no way to gorge yourself … Continue reading

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Hello Reddit Visitors!

I wanted to welcome all the people clicking on the Reddit link to my page.  Hello.  How do you do.  Hopefully you’ll find some other things around here that will keep you interested.  If not, thanks for visiting!

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Cafecito – Chicago, IL

Being a vegetarian, I cannot tell you if the South Loop’s Cafecito is a place to get a good cubano sandwich.  Many people would even wonder why I would try to review a place with a culture so heavily based … Continue reading

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Chi-Town Pizzeria – Chicago, IL

Let me get this out of the way right now by saying this is in no way, shape or form Chicago style pizza.  Don’t e-mail me and say I’m a traitor to the term pizza, or I don’t know what … Continue reading

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Oven-Fried “Chicken” w/ Cornbread

Yes, we still exist.  No, we haven’t forsaken you internet world!  Between being hit by a stomach flu that knocked both Katie and me on our collective asses for over a week, and just trying to work as little overtime … Continue reading

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