Check Out Mako, a New Sushi Restaurant in the Loop

Sushi dish at an asian sushi restaurant

Although Chicago has no shortage of good sushi restaurants, it’s always nice to try something new. Mako, an upscale sushi restaurant, recently opened in the West Loop, just a short distance from 215 West Apartments. About Mako Mako is the creation of Chef BK Park, who has become known as one of the best sushi […]

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Enjoy Tapas-Style Dining in Chicago

Group of friends clinking glasses while enjoying an evening meal at a tapas restaurant.

Many attribute the origins of tapas-style cooking to the southern areas of Spain where the word “tapa” translates to “cover”. This is thought to refer to how bartenders would use small plates of food to cover drinks to protect them from insects or dust. Today, tapas-style restaurants are making a resurgence around the country. Chicago offers […]

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Have Some Refreshing Boba Tea in The Loop

Woman holding cup of matcha bubble tea or boba tea at a street food market

For those who are not familiar, boba tea (also known as “bubble tea”) is a sweet drink made up of a tea base mixed with milk or other flavors. It is typically consumed with fruity or tapioca jellies to create a fun experience for your taste buds. Although it originated in Taiwan a few decades […]

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