Tag Archives: Old Fashioned

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Jölane’s, Glenview, IL, Feb. 2019

Despite the cold, rainy weather one weekend in February, Valeria and I decided to make a trip to Abt Electronics (my favorite toy store) in search of ideas for kitchen remodeling. As we wandered through Abt […]

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Prairie Grass Café, Northbrook, IL, January 2019

As the 2018/2019 Holiday Season was winding to a close, Valeria and I decided to visit the Chicago Botanic Garden. It was a warm day (for January) and we thought t would be nice to […]

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Copper Fox Gastopub, Chicago, Dec. 2018

Valeria and I enjoyed the days around Christmas and New Year’s very much this year, and I hope you did, too. A couple of days before Christmas we took in a matinee showing of the […]

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The Chocolate Sanctuary, Gurnee, IL, Nov. 2018

Valeria and I usually save our dining out for when we are in downtown Chicago, where there is a seemingly infinite number of restaurants to choose from. However, there are some interesting restaurants in the […]

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Swift & Sons, Chicago, September 2018

Chicago has a long history of great steakhouses stretching back to 1865. That’s the year the Union Stock Yards opened to slaughter and process farm animals brought in, primarily by rail, from across the country. […]

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Itta Bene, Orlando, FL, May, 2018

As I have mentioned in previous posts on Norman’s and Fiorenzo Italian Steakhouse, I go to Orlando, FL, every year or two to attend Photoshop World and to eat at great restaurants, not necessarily in […]

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Carson’s, Chicago, March 2018

Devoted readers (there must be one out there somewhere! 😀) will remember that I visited the downtown Chicago location of Carson’s Prime Steaks & Famous Barbecue back in July of 2016. I wrote about the experience […]

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