Category Archives: lunch

Recipe – Clear Soup with Spinach and Tofu

I was asked by a friend to post this recipe for a soup that she still talks about nearly a decade after I first made it. It’s a simple Thai soup that’s both hearty yet light (Is that possible?). It’s … Continue reading

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The Borrowed Earth Cafe – Downer’s Grove

Here’s a bit of a conundrum for me. I’m recommending a place that I didn’t enjoy. I know. It sounds crazy, but stay with me. I just hate, really *really* hate, raw/macrobiotic food. I believe that not all oils are … Continue reading

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Recipe – Vegetarian Dirty Beans & Rice

Winter has hit Chicagoland full force.  I wake up in the morning and Firefox alerts me that it’s zero degrees outside.  My brain can’t possibly comprehend that at 9 in the morning.  All I know is it’s cold out, and … Continue reading

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H.P. Schmaltz Deli & Co. – Naperville, IL

“Uhm, The thing about eating the Black and White cookie, Elaine, is you want to get some black and some white in each bite. Nothing mixes better than vanilla and chocolate And yet somehow racial harmony eludes us. If people … Continue reading

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Poor Man’s Lunch – Ramen Alfredo

Weather went from bad to worse here in Chicagoland today.  Trying to get my weekend running finished went from 90 minutes to 4 hours thanks to the sheet of ice that quickly covered the streets.  And to make matters worse, … Continue reading

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Boudin SF – Lombard, IL

One of the highlights of our trip to San Francisco was getting to see the Boudin (pronounced boo-deen) bakers do their thing.  While we didn’t get a chance to eat their food while we were out there, we knew it … Continue reading

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San Francisco Eats – Day 1

Katie and I have returned from the West Coast, afraid to look at our credit card bills, and I already miss the place. I love San Francisco. I LOVE San Francisco. I love everything about that tiny, high cost of … Continue reading

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Updated San Francisco Eats

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Ads vs. Reality

Slashfood had this link up originally, but I just had to share.  The West Virginia Surf Report has a photo article up showing you what the sad reality of fast food compared to what the ads show you on a … Continue reading

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Chicago on a Tuesday

I’ve been slack in my duties.  When I started with Two Bites, I was hoping to do a post a day, but I keep forgetting that I have a “job” and a “life” outside of writing about food.  Until I … Continue reading

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