Category Archives: Chicago Restaurants

GALE STREET INN – Chicago IL 10/8/2021

GALE STREET INN – 4914 N Milwaukee Ave. Chicago, IL 60630, (773) 725-1300, galestreet.com Q-Tips say: Went with long time friends for a goodbye dinner till Spring. Enjoyed their company, drinks and dinner.  Best part was the good time with … Continue reading

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Colletti’s Rest. 7/28/21

Colletti’s – 5707 N Central Ave., Chicago, IL 60646, (773) 775-5144, collettis.com      Q-Tips say: This is the Q’s annual visit to Colletti’s along with long time friends. Began dinner with sharing the bread basket then some had soup and some … Continue reading

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Francesca’s on Bryn Mawr –

6/28/21 Francesca’s on Bryn Mawr –  1039 W Bryn Mawr Ave., Chicago, IL,  (773) 506-9261,  miafrancesca.com     Q-tips say: As of now, probably due to the pandemic, they are not offering their “happy hour & bar bites.”  But go and enjoy!  … Continue reading

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Fireside Rest.

5739 N Ravenswood Ave Chicago, IL – firesidechicago.com – (773) 561-7433 6/8/21 – Q-tips say: A new experience for the Q’s. The restaurant is clean & offer indoor/outdoor dining. Follow all C-19 rules. Parking: Street parking. After 5:00 we were … Continue reading

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Quartino Restaurant

626 N State St., Chicago, IL 60654, quartinochicago.com, (312) 698-5000 Q-tips say: Yes, go and enjoy. We were celebrating our son’s BD with our Daughter in law. They have two outdoor seating areas. We were seated in the upstairs outdoor … 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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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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Chinatown – Chgo 7/2019

Chinatown –  Chinatown Square – 2154 S Archer Ave., Chicago, IL,  (312) 842-9831, Q-tips say: Yes, see it. Been here before. Chicago’s Chinatown isn’t huge, a collection of a few streets.  The architecture, the statues, the Chinese zodiac statues, the two … Continue reading

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