November 2010

Mussels with Wine, Bacon & Fennel

November 30, 2010

I’ve only made mussels a couple of times now, but I need to start making them all the time.  They are ridiculously easy to cook, very inexpensive, and so tasty!  Funny thing is, mussels weren’t even the inspiration for this meal… in fact, it was the bacon! This may come as a shock to the […]

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Cha Soba

November 21, 2010

I went to Mitsuwa last Sunday during their “Japanese Gourment Food Fair.” Mitsuwa is one of my favorite places in the world (if I had a car, I think I’d be there every day), and this was my first time going there during an event. I got to nosh on some fresh onigiri, an amazing […]

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Review: Del Seoul - Korean Street BBQ

November 16, 2010

I hear that out on the west coast, Korean tacos are a big deal.  Here in Chi-town, you don’t hear so much about them.  For one thing, I had only heard of them in a story about the Kogi BBQ food truck out in California.  In Chicago, the food truck issue is a complicated one […]

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Jerk Chicken Pot Pie - Comfort Food with a Kick!

November 15, 2010

DISCLAIMER: I don’t like chicken pot pie.  Or, to rephrase, I’d never had one that I liked.  I find them bland, “blah”, a heavy goop in a dry, flavorless crust.  Every time I mention this though, someone chimes in, “Well, I like chicken pot pie a lot.”  Since I’m always up for a challenge, I […]

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