The Stone Bowl Grill

This next review was an unplanned stop in the middle of Milwaukee, Wisconsin called The Stone Bowl Grill.  There is only street parking which was not an issue for us because of the many open spaces.  They serve traditional Korean dishes such as noodles, kimchi and bibimbop in hot stone bowls.   Their menu is rather…

Hairy Cow Brewing Company

Our next tasteful adventure leads us to the Hairy Cow Brewing Company known for their craft beer and homemade artisan pizzas.  It is located in Byron, IL on the banks of Rock River.  There is plenty of parking to choose from and customers have the option of being seated inside or outside (weather permitting).  Inside…

Golden Brunch

This week’s culinary adventure was to a classic American favorite:  Brunch.  It’s a meal eaten on the weekends (typically Sunday’s) before 2 PM with friends and family.  Brunch is all about socializing while enjoying a mix of two favorite meals combined together:  breakfast and lunch.  We decided on Golden Brunch in Arlington Heights, Illinois on…

Kie-Gol-Lanee

Our next review has us tasting the food from the Oaxacan region of Mexico served right in Chicago.  Kie-Gol-Lanee looks small and dark on the outside, but it’s warm and inviting in the inside.  Upon entering, we were immediately greeted by the delicious smells and sounds of Spanish music. Inside the restaurant, it can be…

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients:  1 Cup butter 1 Cup White Sugar 1 Cup Brown Sugar 2 Eggs 1 Tea Spoon Baking Soda ½ tea spoon salt 3 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups chocolate chips 1 tea spoon vanilla  Heat Oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit Wisk flour, salt and baking soda in small bowl; set aside Mix butter, white…

Maxie’s

Our gastronomical journey takes us to Milwaukee, Wi – Maxie’s. The place is known for Southern Comfort, Cajun and Creole. The exterior to the restaurant is rather unassuming yet clean and inviting.  The atmosphere is extremely warm, cozy and casual.  The small parking lot is next to the building but closed when we arrived.  The…

Chama Gaucha Steakhouse

This week we decided to go a different route and try a Brazilian style steakhouse in Downers Grove, IL. Upon pulling up to the parking lot on a Thursday night, the first thing apparent was how PACKED it was.  Most patrons utilized the valet parking service the restaurant offered, but we decided to wait for…

Naxos Greek Island Restaurant

This week we decided to review Naxos A Greek Island Restaurant in Itasca, IL. Greek cuisine tends to be lighter in fare and more savory than spicy. Greek cousines are known for their wheat , olive oil and wine. Entering the restaurant, we noticed the atomosphere to be bright and welcoming. A traditional Greek atmosphere…