My buddy Jeff and I drove down to Chicago recently to see Matt Skiba of the Alkaline Trio and Brendan Kelly of the Lawrence Arms play a show at the Bottom Lounge. Since traffic around Chicago is usually pretty ridiculous we left Milwaukee fairly early, and ended up getting to the show about an hour before the doors opened. Luckily the Bottom Lounge has a pretty cool bar and restaurant so we grabbed a … CONTINUE READING »
I was making myself some lunch the other day and couldn’t decide between a grilled cheese sandwich and macaroni and cheese when I thought to myself “Why should I be limited to one or the other?” It was after that thought that I decided to make a macaroni and grilled cheese sandwich. A delicious grilled cheese sandwich on wheat bread with some homemade macaroni and cheese in between the two slices as well.
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Yeah, the Walking Taco is great and all, but what are you supposed to do if you’re REALLY hungry? That’s how I came up with the idea for the “Walking Taco Supreme.” Instead of a snack size bag of Fritos I opted to go with a family size bag. Instead a few ounces of ground beef I went with almost three pounds of it plus a rotisserie chicken.
I then completed my Walking Taco Supreme … CONTINUE READING »
If 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 »
Another 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 »
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