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Fish Fry? Ash Wednesday and Fridays?

Northbrook Legion: good, friendly

Apr 11, 2011
shortblocker in Chicago Area

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Smokin' Chokin' and Chowing with the King
All things food and sports with some sins and grins thrown in

Burgers on the North Shore?

One of my favorites is the big, somewhat greasy char-cheddar single or double at Poochie's, 3832 Dempster St., Skokie. Very good, also greasy, fries. Not health food, but it makes you feel good about yourself anyway.

Feb 11, 2011
shortblocker in Chicago Area

To scoop or not?

I agree 100 percent! (tho I don't know what H & H is) Bagels are supposed to be about 4 inches wide. That's it. And they should not contain fruit salad — or anything else sweet. Follow those rules, no problem. Want it crispy, just toast it (Chicago).

Jul 30, 2010
shortblocker in General Topics

Cheap, good lunches in Buffalo Grove, Wheeling, Vernon Hills, et al.?

Bobo's diner' 280 Hawthorn Village Commons, Vernon Hills has gyros and burgers, etc., not cheap and not bad, cute 1950s decor, good ice cream. Rammy's Sub Contractors. 834 S. Wheeling Rd., Wheeling, good subs, lots of different kinds.

Feb 27, 2010
shortblocker in Chicago Area

Cheap and good food by Niles?

If you want to take Milwaukee Avenue just past Golf road, to 9645 N Milwaukee Ave.,
Niles, you'll find Goodi's, which sells a a 14 oz. Italian beef for $5.05, if I remember right. Very good, too. And they have an economical burrito at Taco Burrito King, 6701 West Touhy, Niles, just east of Milwaukee Avenue. Also several other pretty good things, and beer.

Feb 27, 2010
shortblocker in Chicago Area

Good Cheap Mexican Food on North Clark Street from Andersonville to Rogers Park

There's a place — been there many times over the years but never have learned the name — catty-corner to your favorite place, on the SE corner of Lunt & Clark. Also quite good. I like the lengua tacos.

Feb 27, 2010
shortblocker in Chicago Area