All The Things I Eat





Eating At Milu: Upscale, Fast Casual Chinese Cuisine

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Monday, August 14th, 2023 | 720 views

Mandarin Duck and cucumber salad from Milu

It was my wife’s birthday. We decided to have lunch at a new Chinese restaurant.

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Eating At QXY Dumplings: Chicago’s Hip Dumpling Shop Has Soupy Delights

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Wednesday, July 19th, 2023 | 1,804 views

the menu from Qing Xiang Yuan

On our second night in Chicago, the wildfire smoke had started overtaking the city. The rich haze had turned everything pale orange and halos formed around the street lights. We headed out to Chinatown to eat some dumplings.

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Raw Dog: The Naked Truth About Hot Dogs

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Monday, July 17th, 2023 | 920 views

Raw Dog by Jamie Loftus

Hot dogs provide an ideal medium for expressing culinary creativity. Across the United States exist hundreds of unique recipes created and loved by local and regional consumers. Comedian and author Jaime Loftus goes on the search for the perfect hot dog in her latest book, Raw Dog: The Naked Truth About Hot Dogs.

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Sesame Emmie from Loba Pastry

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Sunday, July 2nd, 2023 | 1,334 views

Sesame Emmie from Loba Pastry shop

We rode the Chicago subway “L” out into the suburbs of northern Chicago to find the Loba Pastry Shop. We had gotten the recommendation at a wedding from a guy my wife met on the drink line. Lottie + Doof, who my wife follows on instagram.

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I Ate A Chicago Style Hot Dog and I Liked It

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Saturday, July 1st, 2023 | 884 views

A Chicago Style hot dog

Early versions of the modern hot dog first emerged on Coney Island and in Chicago about the same time. The two cities have had rival hot dogs ever since.

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