Tags: Food

  • Pancakes, pugs, peanuts and Portillo’s

    We spent a couple days north of downtown at Laura P.’s and finished our stay by stopping by M. Henrietta, a cozy little breakfast joint a block or two from Laura’s place and right next to the Granville “L” stop. I had blackberry pancakes that were quite delicious and they serve Metropolis coffee, which makes a most excellent brew. If I ever moved back, this stylish, homey little place would quickly become one of my favorite. Saturday morning we made [...]

  • Back to that same old place…sweet home, Chicago

    Well it’s taken six long years but finally I’m back in the Windy City. Last time Nick and I were here it was ten below zero and we were freezing our tookuses (tooki?) off. This go-round it’s holding firm at about 60 degrees and overcast with occasional showers. First thing Nick wanted to do was head to local hole in the wall, Hot Doug’s. My good friend Laura P. who we came to visit, laughed at us for heading to [...]