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Chinese take out on north shore?

Try Young's in Glenview.
Old school Chines (cantonese style)..you will not be disappointed.

Feb 06, 2012
jilter in Chicago Area

Please help me find a special egg roll recipe

I would love to see the egg roll recipe posted.
If not, please message me.
Thanks!

Feb 06, 2012
jilter in Chicago Area

Retro Chinese

Young's
1744 Waukegan Road Glenview, IL 60025
(847) 724-7611.

Retro to be sure.
I have been eating here for 50 years (since I was in a high chair!)
Egg rolls to die for.
All the old favorites:
Egg Fu Young (the best anywhere!)
Shrimp in lobster sauce
Chicken Chow Mein
Sweet and Sour Chicken
Beef with Pea Pods

Very consistent.
Take-out recommended, place feels it has not been redecorated in 50 years.

Feb 06, 2012
jilter in Chicago Area

Restaurants that allow game playing

In the north suburbs, I have seen groups of women who come in for lunch and then spend a few hours playing cards and MahJong.
Can anyone report which restaurants they know welcome these activities?

Feb 06, 2012
jilter in Chicago Area

Top 5 Chicago Sandwiches

Italian Beef - Cap'n Nemo's
Cheddar Burger - Paradise Pup
Char Dog - Poochie's
Corned Beef on Rye - Kaufman's
Felafel Jerusalem style - Pita Inn

Dec 26, 2011
jilter in Chicago Area

Best Jewish Deli in Chicago?

nsxtasy, thanks for the bump and link in the other thread!

I am so mourning Kaufman's misfortune (and all of ours who are in their proximity.) I never took them for granted. I go by there all the time and see no sign of movement or progress from the outside at least.

No one, I mean no one, made a hot corned beef like Kaufman's.

Although I would love to hear current suggestions for my search.

Dec 26, 2011
jilter in Chicago Area

Thin Pizza Chicago Suburbs North

I am on a search for the best thin pizza in the north suburbs.
We keep trying different places and are disappointed.
I like it very thin and crispy.
I would like to hear your favorites.

May 07, 2011
jilter in Chicago Area

Tuna salad afficionado

Celery salt, huh?

i know there is *something* in the tuna salad I like, and I keep trying, but I can not quite place it.
very plain, but one main flavor that is present.

Sep 07, 2010
jilter in Chicago Area

Nostalgic Recipes

rockycat,
Any chance of your sharing your mother's tayglach recipe?
I have been dying to try and make it at home.

Sep 07, 2010
jilter in General Topics

Lulu's green beans - recipe

I love the green beans served at Lulu's and have been trying to recreate at home.
I was hoping someone else would share my passion for them and share a recipe
that approximates their excellence.
They say garlic, ginger and oyster sauce, and I try that but something is not the same.

Aug 30, 2010
jilter in Chicago Area

Tuna salad afficionado

I am always looking for the best tuna salad sandwich, but there are some parameters:
Just tuna and dressing, nothing crunchy or added.
The sandwich is to be on white toast with nothing else on it.
I suppose it reminds me of my childhood.
I am always trying tuna in places and am invariably disappointed.

Any suggestions?
Remember: plain & creamy!

Feb 25, 2009
jilter in Chicago Area