Lucky’s Overstuffed Sandwiches

Lucky's Overstuffed SandwichIf you’ve never had the pleasure of trying an overstuffed sandwich you’re missing out. The sandwiches were made famous in cities like Cleveland and Pittsburgh, and Lucky’s brought the concept to Chicago in 2004. If you’re unfamiliar with what exactly an overstuffed sandwich is, it’s basically just a giant sandwich stuffed with your choice of meat and cheese along with french fries and coleslaw. In fact, an overstuffed sandwich could be the perfect example of … CONTINUE READING »

Timothy O’Toole’s Big Timmy Burger Challenge

Timothy O'Toole's Pub - ChicagoAnother stop I made while down in Chicago was at Timothy O’Toole’s Pub, home of the the “Big Timmy Challenge,” which consists of two half pound burger patties topped with four cheeses (Cheddar, Jack, mozzarella and Swiss), bacon, onion straws, lettuce, tomato, red onion and BBQ sauce. The burger is also served with a giant pile of fries and onion rings and if you can finish it all you get a free t-shirt. I … CONTINUE READING »

Niu Japanese Fusion Lounge

Niu Japanese Fusion LoungeI know I normally write about burgers, pizza and giant sandwiches, but believe it or not one of my favorite foods in the entire world is actually sushi. While down in Chicago recently my wife and I made a dinner stop at Niu Japanese Fusion Lounge.

After enjoying an appetizer of chicken gyoza we placed our sushi order which consisted of an Energy Roll (tempura eel, onion and cream cheese topped with boiled eel, … CONTINUE READING »

The Thanksgiving Beast

The Thanksgiving BeastI absolutely love Thanksgiving. There’s almost nothing better in the world than eating tons of delicious food, watching football and then passing out in a food coma.

When eating Thanksgiving dinner I usually enjoy my turkey in sandwich form with everything else on the side, but this year I decided not to stop with just turkey, cheese and mayonnaise like I have in years past. This holiday I also decided to include mashed potatoes, stuffing, … CONTINUE READING »

Thanksgiving Chili

Chili Lili's Chili BarI’m normally not a fan of chili, but since Chili Lili’s Chili Bar opened in Milwaukee this past summer I’ve had quite a few people tell me that I needed to try it. One of the main reasons I dislike chili is that I’m not a huge fan of beans, so I was happy to see that out of the many varieties of chili served there (they have everything from vegetarian chili to pizza chili … CONTINUE READING »

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