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Michael Jordan’s Steak House

It’s Chicago Restaurant Week till February 7. Today a friend drove down from Milwaukee and I planned to have lunch at the Peninsula Hotel, but didn’t have a reservation and there were no tables. That was disappointing but okay because … Continue reading

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Magical Sushi

I don’t even like fish, but I found Simon and Martin’s enjoyment of this Iron Chef’s sushi restaurant so absorbing that I’m tempted to break my piggy bank and go here. I can’t remember having a meal that was that … Continue reading

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Review: Club Lucky

Club Lucky has a retro 1950s look and feel. It’s an Italian restaurant in Chicago’s Bucktown neighborhood. On Friday and Saturday it’s crowded and reservations are a must. We went on Sunday and getting a table is a breeze. (We … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving in China

I just got back from a wonderful Thanksgiving meal at the Hyatt in Jinan. They’re just up the road from Wanda Plaza, a shopping mall and not far from Batou Springs in the heart of downtown. They had a smorgasbord … Continue reading

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Butch McGuire’s: Brunch in Chicago

If you visit Chicago and are downtown on the weekend, here’s a spot with lots of local color to try for brunch. I went to Brunch at Butch McGuire’s Tavern on Rush St. Sunday. The restaurant cum bar is an … Continue reading

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