Party like it’s Indonesian Independence Day with Waroeng and Friends at the next Monday Night Foodball
I’m not promising anything, but there might be a shrimp chip-eating contest at the Kedzie Inn this Monday. That’s what frequently happens on Tujuhbelasan, aka Indonesian Independence Day, the anniversary of the popular revolution that eventually kicked the Dutch out of the archipelago. What I do promise is a party fueled by the combined culinary powers of seven seasoned chefs…
Like a blazing fried chicken, Thommy’s Toddy Shop rises from the ashes at the Next Monday Night Foodball
We all know Chicago is a food town! But senior writer Mike Sula, with decades of Reader eats under his fingertips, brings depth whether writing about Chicago faves or hidden gastro gems. Every Friday he delivers exclusive highlights and reviews of some of Chicago’s best restaurants and chefs. This free weekly newsletter comes hot off the grill with coveted Chicago food coverage you won’t want to miss.
Along with Chicago’s many beaches and tons of interesting things to do, our city’s diverse, affordable, and appetizing eating scene is one of the main things that makes this a terrific place to live. All parts of town are worth visiting. The idea was to pick a top eatery in each of the city’s 77 officially designated community areas, along with a few runners-up: delicious destinations that reflect the local culture.