Great Neighborhood Restaurant
My mouth was watering as I watched several men devour into Chicken Fried Rice, White Rice, Shrimp Cashew with vegetables, and Orange Chicken, as they drank a cold beer to wash the food down. Anyway, that’s what I imagined they were having to eat, since that’s what I had ordered last time I [...]
1 vanilla cupcake
Basic Glaze Icing, tinted Deep Yellow, or color of choice, recipe follows
2 Jordan almonds, color of choice
2 pink dots
1 jujube, color of choice
6 (1/2-inch) pieces red string licorice
Dip the surface of the cupcake into the Deep Yellow Icing to cover top completely, allowing excess to drip into the bowl. Clean [...]
It’s time to cook up something Irish this time! How about a Potatoe bread to pair-up with tha corn beef? We thought that in case you wanted to try something new, or if you haven’t done it for a while, here is the recipe for you! We hope it brings memories to some, and new [...]
Los Chilaquiles is as authentic as it gets!
We wanted to share a great little restaurant, serving excellent food. Los Chilaquiles is small with about 6 tables. The decor is surrounded by pictures of Mexican “Revolucionarios”, “Revolutionaries”, from the Mexican revolution era. From the outside, it looks very simple and it is! However, from the salsas [...]
Just Like the Wild Wild West! But Better!
Got hungry and decided to try something different, perhaps because we didn’t know what to expect! It looked cool and cozy inside, and besides it was cold outside. So we embarked on a journey, not to the wild west, but kinda! We had already drunk a few cocktails, [...]
Kinzie Chophouse: Great Food and Decent Prices!
Kinzie Chophouse has been around for over 20 years, since its inception in 1991. It is located in the heart of the River North neighborhood. It has been a fantastic destination to many frequent visitors from all over. Here is a place where the name can mislead you to [...]
Perfect drink for the Holidays!
We would like to share this tasty drink for your holiday parties, easy to make and with a short cut! This is a Myhabanero recipe, which we learned from our friends. This recipe makes 3 Liters of Sangria. Hope you like it!
- Cabernet Sauvignon 1.5 Liter
- Sprite 2 liter
- Hornitos tequila 3 oz
Sushisamba Still Awesome!
I’m sure many of you have been to Sushisamba before, but for those who have not, this is a must try. Sushisamba has been open since July 13, 2003. They brought about a brand new concept of intertwining three cultures and creating a fusion of their best influences into their cooking. A “Tri- [...]
What We Learned from the Tequila & Mariachi Festival!
If there is anything we learned from the Mariachi & Tequila Festival is that you can use tequila in more ways that just shots! We had the opportunity to meet wonderful people, especially the “tequileros”. They have recipes for everything! We tried “Chapulines”, “Grasshoppers”, as an appetizer [...]
Bacon Queso Fundido
Serves 6 as a light appetizer
3 strips thick-sliced bacon
1 medium white onion diced
2 serranos or 1 large jalapeno stemmed, seeded and finely diced
¼ cup diced sun-dried tomatoes
3 tablespoons Bohemia Beer
8 ounces Monterey Jack cheese shredded (about 2 cups) ¼ chopped cilantro
Warm corn or flour tortillas or tortilla chips
Frontera Jalapeno Cilantro Salsa for topping