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Archive for April, 2006

Cheap Date – 29 April 2006 – Breakfast in Pangaea

Hominids, gastropods, and Kate Hudson’s dad: you couldn’t ask for a more packed program. On our way to see the Evolving Planet exhibit at Chicago’s Field Museum, we stop for breakfast at Corner Bakery. We also serve up a mini-review of Panera Bread. Them there’s a whole lotta carbs, Vern. We do the long-awaited live [...]

Cheap Date – 22 April 2006 – Live from Chef’s Fest

Subtitled: “How did we miss the Meat Sticks?” For Cheap Date’s very first live remote, we visit the Arlington International Racecourse for Chef’s Fest 2006. And coming along for the ride are our good pals Liz and Bob. The idea behind Chef’s Fest is to give local restaurants and hotels the opportunity to put on [...]

Cheap Date – 15 April 2006 – Brunch Among The Trixies

Subtitled “Most people call them green onions, but they’re really scallions.” We head to Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood for Sunday Brunch at Wishbone, where we were treated to the finest in Southern Reconstruction cuisine. Corn cakes, dudes. We also tell you about where to find antique pictures of nude women and very scary old toasters. (In [...]

Cheap Date – 8 April 2006 – Between

It’s Opening Day for the Cubs, and Joe tells us how freaking cold it was out there. They won, though. On to the real important stuff: we head to La Quringua in Rolling Meadows, and it’s the closest thing to eating in a real Mexican cafe that we’ve found anywhere. There’s more on Kosher and [...]