Category Archives: suburbs

Two Bites in Suburbia – Episode 5: Two Bites In Suburbia Episode 5: Synthetic Skin, Pepper Clouds & Garlic Dates

Mike and Katie discuss what may be the most disgusting souvenir ever, along with some of Mike’s latest edible concoctions.  To top of the episode, they review Macarena Tapas in Naperville. The least researched, most opinionated show about Chicago and … Continue reading

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Episode 4: What Could Have Been

Two-Bit Me and K80 review Tommy Nevin’s of Naperville, make some tequila infused cupcakes for Cinco De Mayo, and generally lose their mind over the course of 30 minutes. The least researched and most opinionated show about food and culture … 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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An H.P. Schmaltz Holiday Offer

I was contacted by someone working for H.P. Schmaltz this week.  They so liked my write up on their store that they wanted to include a link to it in their newsletter.  I told them they were more than welcome, … 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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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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RA Sushi Bar Restaurant – Lombard, IL

We’re pretty understanding when it comes to visiting a new restaurant in their opening weeks. Kinks need to be worked out. Dishes need to be finalized. We get that. But this past weekend, we had what is now officially the … Continue reading

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Pizza in Romeoville

I thought I’d talk a bit about the pizza places around Romeoville, especially since I just gorged at Old World Original Pizza & Fat Ricky’s this afternoon. I have my favorites, my least favorites, and one that fills both of … Continue reading

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Cilantro Mexican Grill & Bar – Romeoville, IL

If there’s two types of restaurants I’m constantly on the lookout for, it’s a good Mexican and good Indian food. Although, I’m always looking for some Chinese food, too. And pizza. And Italian. Fuck. That’s not going to work. I’m … Continue reading

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K.T. Thai Cuisine – Romeoville, IL

**NOTE: KT Thai Cuisine Now Closed** It saddens me to write this review, because at one point K.T. Thai Cuisine was my favorite restaurant in Romeoville. The staff knew my name, because I ordered the same thing for lunch two … Continue reading

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