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Nicole Iizuka
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We Took the AYCE Crawfish Challenge & One of Us Reigned Supreme | Frontier Chicago
When my boyfriend, a bonafide east coast seafood fanatic heard that Frontier Chicago was hosting an AYCE crawfish boil he was immediately "in." He got so giddy with excitement that I couldn't help but say yes even though I know that I'm not the fastest with...

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Finding Incredible Buffalo Wings in Evanston? | Buffalo Joe's
I will say I never expected to find my new favorite buffalo wings in Evanston... We were up in the area visiting F.E.W. Spirit's distillery , working up quite the appetite after tasting their incredible selection of handcrafted hooch... (more to come on the...

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This Amazing Seafood Happy Hour is So Much More Than $1 Oysters! | Hubbard Inn
After a super fun day visiting the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago, I couldn't help but want to you know... chow down on tons of fresh seafood. Looking at all those tasty fish swimming around sure does work up an appetite. Luckily we stumbled across what has to e...

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Reinventing Fast Casual Farm to Table | Craft Hill
Craft Hill is setting out to change the world of fast casual expectations - one location at a time. The owners wanted to figure out how they could make a Chili’s, or a BJ’s but healthier and better. They were sick of seeing these big chain restaurants serve...

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Deep Fried Potato Latkes are my New Hangover Food Obsession | Hot Hot Food in Silverlake
Silverlake has a new funky eatery ( Hot Hot Food ) and they're serving up what is easily my new go-to "omg I want to die I'm so hungover" snackage and it's in the fusion form of seasoned deep fried potato latkes they're cleverly calling "Big Papas"! I mean ...

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Japan Level Convenience Store Sushi in K-Town! | The Bento Place
It's always a mix-bag of emotions when I find somewhere a little off the beaten path that I love... I want to tell you about it, but I also want it to be all mine! Enter the Bento Place . It's a fairly new (Opened September 2016) convenience store pre-packe...

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My New Car Booze... Stillhouse Mint Chip Whiskey
So if there's one thing you know about me... it's that I'm pretty much always ready for anything at any given moment, as long as my trusty Honda CRV is nearby. I'm that person who does literally live out of my car and I keep it fully stocked with everything...

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Money Can Buy You Happiness... In the Form of A5 Wagyu at Alexander's Steakhouse
I now know what I want for my last meal on earth, if it ever comes to that, and it's easily to be bathed in A5 wagyu, preferable with a side of foie gras, and expertly paired wines! This is what true happiness really looks like. And yes it does cost a prett...

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Step Back in Time at This Train Station Depot on Sunset Boulevard | Electric Owl Happy Hour
Break out your old-timey hat and get ready to get sloshed at a brass-ed out train station right on Sunset Boulevard. Now. If you're a fan of Meltdown Comics and their roulette of comedy shows then you've undoubtedly seen the iron wrought gated bar with a fa...

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There's a New Sushi Joint Giving Sugarfish a Run for It's Money... | Uzumaki Sushi Review
There's a new culver city sushi joint that's gonna give Sugarfish a run for it's money... Uzumaki Sushi just opened recently over on Washington Boulevard towards the 405 freeway and it offers up a fairly substantial omakase menu for $23. It's pretty on par ...
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