By MALACHI VINACCIA I recently decided to check out Hyde Park’s new vegan spot, Native Foods Café. As I entered, I noticed the vibe was very inviting and happy. The first employee I met was very polite and greeted me with a smile as I walked up to the register. While looking around, I noticed(…)
A discussion on school lunch with the Chicago Free School’s Lauren Beitler — and some not-so-appetizing memories. By GREG FAIRBANKS.
By Yasmine Laasraoui As a vegetarian, I’ve found my meals out to be repetitive and unoriginal. In an effort to spice things up, I headed to B’Gabs Goodies, 6100 S. Blackstone Ave. Although I’ve committed myself to vegetarianism for years now, I’ve always been skeptical towards raw veganism. How can something taste good without being(…)
By Andrew Holzman Photo by Yasmine Laasraoui Although Valois is certainly the Hyde Park eatery closest to my heart, when I’m looking to do that heart a favor, I head to the Litehouse Whole Food Grill, located at 1373 E. 53rd St. Litehouse is one of very few restaurants in the area focusing on food(…)
By Richard Deulofeut Photos By Yasmine Laasraoui Rating: 2/5 South Side Shrimp, 5319 S. Hyde Park Blvd. Monday-Sunday, 10am-10pm. (773) 952-6162. southsideshrimp.com Restaurant-paparazzi and food bloggers are already responding to what the Chicago Eater has called the “Hyde Park explosion.” Connections to Chicago dining institutions like Longman & Eagle and Matthias Merges’ Yusho are turning(…)