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…

Mon Ami Gabi

Mon Ami Gabi serves traditional French bistro food with a baguette (bread).  “Mon Ami” means “my friend” in French and Gabi is for the owner Gabino Sotelino.  The restaurant is all about embracing food, wine and culture that satisfies all tastes.  There are currently five locations and we went to the one in Oakbrook.  There…

MACS Macaroni and Cheese Shop

Macaroni and Cheese is the ultimate comfort food that has origins from southern Italy.  The boxed Kraft Macaroni and Cheese that Americans are used to debuted around the 1930’s evolving from macaroni pudding.  Macaroni is typically dried narrow tubes of pasta with cheddar cheese sauce.  When it comes to cheese, no one knows it better…

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…

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…