Dining on the Line

In preparation for writing this article, I tried to find out what exactly caused Chicago’s “let’s open a bunch of ramen restaurants” movement, and I gave up after about 10 minutes of Googling. I know …

Dining on the Line

Full disclosure: I’ve never been to the East Coast. I never ate seafood growing up (my mom hates it). I’ve never actually had lobster that didn’t come inside a ravioli — and even that was …

Dining on the Line

Whenever my boyfriend is in town, I like to plan at least one semi-fancy lunch/dinner (even though we aren’t very fancy people). When he was here last, we ended up at Cochon Volant, Chicago’s newest French …

Dining on the Line

Normally when I see the Comic Sans font, I run away as fast as I can. The hideous, casual script font can make me dislike almost anything. I have to say “almost,” though, because I …

Dining on the Line

There are many reasons why I love Chicago, but the one at the top of the list is because of all the delicious, unique places to eat here. And I love my job for paying …

Dining on the Line

Whenever I see a menu with “the meats” in all capital letters or any mention of half-pound anything, I’m already halfway out the door on my way to the restaurant. This was exactly the case …

Chickpea in the City

Now that I am halfway done with my career at Loyola, many students (like myself) have begun their fall internships. Many of these internships are conveniently located downtown or near Loyola’s Water Tower Campus. However, …

Dining on the Line

This review has been a long time coming. I’ve been conflicted about whether I should review Crio at all, because it’s not technically somewhere you can dine “off the Red Line.” It’s more of somewhere …