Moody Tongue and Monster Burger Throwdown at Jake Melnick’s

It's not common I would write about the same establishment in two consecutive blogs, but to refrain from writing about burgers and beer is not only daunting, but downright impossible. I mean, why would I ignore a burger throwdown, notably if Moody Tongue is there, too? While watching people compete, you can munch on your … Continue reading Moody Tongue and Monster Burger Throwdown at Jake Melnick’s

Lent Begins on Valentine’s Day: Here are Cocktails and Specials Perfect for Both Occasions.

This year, Ash Wednesday -- the start of Lent -- begins on Valentine's Day.  If you prefer to stay at home, you may want to have some fun experimenting with four cocktails that are sure to impress you significant other and enhance the romance! Or if you want to go out on Ash Wednesday, or … Continue reading Lent Begins on Valentine’s Day: Here are Cocktails and Specials Perfect for Both Occasions.

Chicago Craft Breweries Play Second Fiddle to No One

While wandering through the sea of endless beer booths at Great American Beer Fest (#GABF2017), it was easy to both be enamoured with craft beer and overwhelmed. But for this writer,  it also provided an opportunity to compare and contrast Chicago's craft beer to national offerings. The beer-to-beer approach helped solidify what had already become … Continue reading Chicago Craft Breweries Play Second Fiddle to No One