This Very Popular Oakbrook, IL Restaurant is closing its doors forever.
I am very sad today. I heard the news that my favorite restaurant in Oakbrook is closing on November 24th after their lease is up. Closed -Photo by Frank S/ChicagoFoodKing. That restaurant is Mon Ami Gabi. The restaurant has been in its current location for over two decades.Read full story
Frankie's Deli - Oakbrook Terrace - Resturant Review
I am on the hunt for my competition. I am in the process of possibly opening a meatball sandwich stand and have started to make a list of what people of Illinois consider their favorite meatball spots in Illinois.Read full story
Chicago Crime Surge has Restaurant Goers Thinking Twice to Consider Dining Downtown.
I love to go out to a nice restaurant or a local food stand to have a great dining experience. I take so much pride in knowing that Chicago and its surrounding suburbs have some of the best places in the world to eat.Read full story
Johnnies Beef - Elmwood Park, IL - Closing for good?
I have been hearing this rumor for a very long time. I needed to get to the bottom of this to see if it truly was a rumor or a fact. The rumor is that the famous Johnnie’s Beef in Elmwood Park was closing its doors for good.Read full story
Q's BBQ - Lagrange Park, IL - Restaurant Review
I love BBQ and it may be one of my favorite styles of food to eat. I also love finding great spots that are not in the city. The one BBQ spot that I know I can always rely on for having really good BBQ is Q’s BBQ in La Grange.Read full story
My Favorite Gelato in Illinois is served at this Suburban Italian Restaurant.
I love ice cream, but what I love even more is gelato. I have a restaurant that serves some of the best gelatos in Illinois. That restaurant is Massa Cafe Italiano in Elmwood Park.Read full story
Lambert's Cafe - Sikeston, MO - Restaurant Review
I was driving back to Illinois from my Southern States road trip when I saw a sign for the most unusual restaurant. The sign read come to Lambert's Cafe “Home of the Throwed Rolls”. I could not pass up an opportunity to check out this strange place, so I turned off the highway to my next stop.Read full story
Margarita Beach Hotel - Gulf Breeze, FL - Hotel Review
My favorite destination for when I want to escape and feel like I am on my own personal episode of “Fantasy Island” is, none other than, Margaritaville Beach Hotel in Gulf Breeze, FL.Read full story
Mr. Beef and Pizza - Chicago, IL - Restaurant Review
If you all have been following my page, you will remember I did a list of my favorite Italian beef sandwiches in Illinois. Mr. Beef and Pizza off Harlem was my number one pick for what I felt was the best beef in Illinois.Read full story
Capri Ristorante - Burr ridge, IL - Restaurant Review
My sister gave me the honor this year to pick where to go for her birthday with her family. I had a couple of parameters that she wanted the restaurant to have. The first request was that they had to serve baked clams and the second request was that they were a classy Italian restaurant.Read full story
This Italian Restaurant in Mundelein, IL Has the Best Fried Calamari I Have Ever Had.
I was in the northern suburbs to meet up with some friends over the weekend. We made a reservation for an Italian restaurant that many say is fantastic. That restaurant is Mambo Italiano in Mundelein.Read full story
I was almost Killed trying to eat the Food at this Famous Chicago Music Festival
I really love to share with all of you my food adventures and restaurant experiences. I also love to share my unique food reviews in other states. Today’s review is a little different. I risked my life going to the super crowded, hot, dirty Lollapalooza festival to review the foods they have to offer.Read full story
I Cannot Believe he came to our table at Emeril's New Orleans
I am continuing my Southern states road trip. The next stop was to the “Big Easy” New Orleans. I was so excited to stop at my next restaurant, Emeril's New Orleans. outside restaurantPhoto by Frank S/ChicagoFoodKing.Read full story
Do Not Eat at This famous BBQ Joint, I am Warning You!
Do not go here to eat! I am warning you. This will be the best BBQ you ever have in your life. The BBQ you eat here will ruin BBQ for you because everywhere else will not be as good. This mecca of all things BBQ is TheShed BBQ & Blues Joint in Ocean Springs, MS.Read full story
Mitsuwa Marketplace - Arlington Heights - Restaurant Review
I am always looking for new fun food spots. I love unique, one-of-a-kind types of experiences. I also love places that offer food items that you cannot get here in the states. This awesome wonderland of food is Mitsuwa Marketplace in Arlington Heights.Read full story
Fry the Coop - Elmhurst, IL - Restaurant Review
I love a good crispy chicken sandwich. I especially love a Nashville Hot chicken sandwich. I am so happy to live close to one of the best Nashville Hot Chicken sandwich experts, which is Fry The Coop in Elmhurst.Read full story
The Capital Grille - Schaumburg - Resturant Review
I have been to Capital Grille many times. I was excited to try their newest location in Schaumburg. I arrived at 5:50 pm on a weekday. I made a reservation via the OpenTable app. The restaurant itself is very classy. I like that they stick to the old Chicago steakhouse vibe. The dark tones with the wood and the dark red booths make it feel very cozy.Read full story
Mago Grill & Cantina - South Barrington, IL - Restaurant Review
I love going to the Barrington area, especially the Arboretum South Barrington. I love it so much because it is a perfect place to go on a nice warm day and just hang out outside. I also love it because it has some really good places to eat, one of those places being Mago Grill and Cantina in South Barrington.Read full story
Ruth's Chris Steak House - Barrington, IL - Restaurant Review
I was born and raised in Chicago. I always felt Chicago was known for its fantastic steakhouses. I am finding more and more that the famous steakhouses of Chicago are losing their quality and flare. This is a prime example of how a famous Chicago steakhouse lost its way, in my opinion. This steakhouse is Ruth’s Chris in Barrington.Read full story
Hala Kahiki Tiki Bar & Lounge - River Grove, IL - Restaurant Review.
I love to find places to relax and have a nice cocktail. I also love to find really great places close to home. I have a really great spot I have been going to for years. That place is Hala Kahiki Bar and Lounge in River Grove.Read full story