My Favorite Things to Eat

This is in no particular order, other than the city. I am always open to suggestions and this is definitely still a work in progress.


  1. Basque Cake – poached apple, cider sabayon, cinnamon walnuts – Bristol
  2. Potato and rosemary authentic Italian pizza – Pizza Rustica
  3. Cubana Torta – XOCO
  4. Hand-cut fries with a soft fried egg, mornay sauce and garlic aioli –  Au Cheval
  5. French Macaroons – Vanille
  6. Grass-fed burger – Grange Hall
  7. Chicken and waffles with ancho chili maple syrup – PorkChop


  1. Wild Mushroom Poutine – Euclid Hall
  2. Sticky Toffee Pudding, Bourbon Ice Cream – Colt & Gray
  3. Breakfast Sandwich – Moe’s Bagels
  4. Avocado key lime pie with an animal cracker crust – Root Down
  5. Ice Cream – Little Man
  6. Most Any Sandwich – Masterpiece
  7. Beef Tongue Tacos – Pinche
  8. Crepes – Crepes n’ Crepes

One thought on “My Favorite Things to Eat

  1. Since you invited a reply, here are some of my Chicago favorites… no particular order.

    Grilled octopus with garbanzo and arugula – RPM
    Bacon wrapped dates with chorizo – Avec
    Grilled cauliflower with peppers and mint – Girl and the Goat
    Tuna microgreens roll – Sushi Dokku
    Nachos with pulled pork, grilled peppers, avocado, etc….Little Goat
    Grilled crostini with ricotta and honeycomb – Davanti Enoteca
    Seafood risotto ( ask for it spicy) – Macello’s
    Saved raw vegetable salad with blue cheese – Maude’s and Au Cheval
    Marinated olives – Vera

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