Category Archives: Chicago Restaurants

L Woods Tap & Pine Lodge – in Lincolnwood, IL

It has been a few years since we went to L Woods. But C-19 prompted us to go again. The other half had: BABY BACK RIBS – dry rub, barbecue or spicy devil sauce I had: FRENCH ONION SOUP AU … Continue reading

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GINO’S NORTH PIZZA – EDGEWATER -Loyola U. 8/2020 – Indoor dining & C-19 takeout

GINO’S NORTH PIZZA -1111 West Granville Ave., Chicago, Illinois  60660, (773)465-1616   www.ginosnorth.com   YES, YES, YES, say the Q-Tips – Do yourself a favor and go during the Christmas holidays, they decorate, decorate & decorate. No, not related to Gino’s chain restaurant. … Continue reading

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Shaw’s Crab House 9/2/2020

SHAW’S CRAB HOUSE 21 E Hubbard St | Chicago, IL 60611 | (312)527-2722 – http://www.shawscrabhouse.com After a long walk along the “Riverwalk” we decided to walk to Shaw’s.  Each Q started with a cup of  “Lobster Bisque ” and ordered  … Continue reading

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Pearl’s Southern Comfort Food Rest. 9/10/2020

PEARL’S Southern Comfort Food Rest. –  5352 N Broadway St., Chicago,  – (773) 754-7419  http://pearlschicago.com Update: I know I said,”NEVER AGAIN,” but the manager, Matthew, contacted me & wanted to know what my concerns were.  So yes, we went back and … Continue reading

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RIP’S TAVERN in LADD, ILL 8/2020

Rip’s Tavern– 311 N Main Ave, Ladd, IL 61329 (815) 894-3051, www.ripschicken.com  Accepts Credit Card: Yes, but has an ATM machine Parking: Street- not a problem. Attire: Casual, Good for Groups: Yes,  Full Bar. Outdoor eating. Following C-19 regulations. Q-Tips … Continue reading

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Cafe la Cave

8/11/2020 – 2777 Mannheim Rd., Des Plaines, IL 60018, (847) 827-7818, http://ccafelacave.net The Q Tips & long time friends went for dinner and enjoyed the company, drinks, delicious meal, ambiance & service. First appetizers – cocktail shrimp, Lobster Bisque. The … Continue reading

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Farm Barn – 8/2020 Edgewater – 1133 W Granville Ave Chicago, IL 60660

Sign said: Closed due to C-19. Not sure if that means permanently or temporarily.

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McCormick & Schmick’s 7/2020

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FIGO Wine Bar Rest. 10/2019

FIGO Wine Bar Restaurant –  3207 N Sheffield Ave., Chicago, IL,  (312) 819-6111,   figowinebar.com Q-tips say:  Yes, go and enjoy. Full bar and Tapas (small plates). Cute place with good service and good drinks and small plates & offer outside seating.  … Continue reading

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MingHin restaurant 2019

MingHin – in Chinatown.  2168 S Archer Ave., Chicago, IL, (312) 808-1999,    http://minghincuisine.comminghincuisine.com Q-tips say:  Was ok. A bit disappointing with a  fried item – said it was fried but really really fried.  Asked about how spicy – not too, but for the … Continue reading

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