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Cantina 1910 bringing Mexican food back to imaginary roots

There have always been two significant problems with Mexican food; hearty delicious portions packed to the brim with delightful textures and spices and sensible, often breaching dirt cheap, prices. 423 more words


The time I snubbed Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Staring deeply into the previous night’s bar tab, my tongue was nothing more than an abused piece of sandpaper searching hastily for saliva within the arid confines of my mouth. 453 more words


First Review: Trump Tower (Chicago)

Not filled to the top, like The Donald’s hairline.

Gorgeous view and lovely service.

Mixed nuts–good that they’re free, but too spicy.

$17 11 more words

Chicago Review

At LitFest: What Writers Must Know When Submitting

Yesterday at LitFest, I had the pleasure of participating
in the panel “Five Things Writers Absolutely Must Know: Literary Editors Tell All” on behalf of… 479 more words


Welcome to one of my new sections: “Restaurant Reviews”! These guides provide reviews of places that go along with The Health Beast way of living: fresh, non-gmo, gluten-free, soy-free and in best case scenarios organic, grass-fed, hormone free. 534 more words


Chicago // A Flat-Pitched Oscar Winner

Plot Synopsis:

Murderesses Velma Kelly (Catherine Zeta-Jones) and Roxie Hart (Renée Zellweger) find themselves on death row together and fight for the fame that will keep them from the gallows in 1920s Chicago. 773 more words

Fergie Films

Top 10 Worst People on the CTA

There are certain people on the CTA that exist exclusively as a catalyst, a hastily lit match to the dwindling fuse that is your sanity. The anger is often exaggerated because in your groggy, frustrated haze it becomes impossible to determine the reason for this uninhibited hatred. 1,036 more words