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Places We Like: Pleasant House Bakery

Places We Like: Pleasant House Bakery

Pleasant House Bakery 964 W 31st St Chicago, IL 60608 b/t Farrell St & Morgan St Bridgeport Saturday, Andrew and I had doctor’s appointments in the morning, and we didn’t eat breakfast just in case we had blood work done, so when we got back home, we were STARVING. Nothing by the doctor’s office really appealed to us, leading us to return to a favorite of ours: Pleasant House Bakery. Sadly, we found out when we walked in that they’re…

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Places We Like: Bub City (Chicago)

Places We Like: Bub City (Chicago)

Bub City 435 N Clark St Chicago, IL 60654 We went to Alton Brown Live: Eat Your Science on Saturday and needed a place to eat brunch and hang out beforehand, so we looked up some brunch places in the area and picked Bub City — Andrew was craving some chicken and waffles, and Bub City is a barbecue place, so we figured they’d do a good job with it. Saturday was ridiculously windy, which we didn’t realize until after…

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Places We Like: The Coffee and Tea Exchange

Places We Like: The Coffee and Tea Exchange

The Coffee and Tea Exchange 3311 N Broadway St Chicago, IL 60657 (773) 528-2241   We love this place. It’s become Andrew and my go-to for good coffee, and every time we go we find something new to love. The staff is always friendly and helpful whenever we go and they have great suggestions when we ask them advice on what roast to get. Also, if you need a coffee fix right away, they offered brewed coffee right in the…

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Places We Like: La Mexicana Taqueria

Places We Like: La Mexicana Taqueria

Where: La Mexicana Taqueria 815 W 35th St Chicago IL, 60609 (773) 890-1090 Website My number one complaint when I moved to the Midwest was that there wasn’t enough good Mexican food. Seriously. There are generally two options: overpriced and decent or cheap and terrible. I don’t understand what makes it terrible, but people in Evanston just couldn’t figure out how to do a good salsa or, really, any Mexican sauce. So when Andrew and I moved to an area…

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