Of the many restaurants of Chicago, one that brings the lively spirit of Cuba to the streets of Chicago is Paladar. The restaurant brings the concept of paladar, which in Cuba are self-employed home-grown family-run restaurants that were the counter part to the state-run restaurants. These paladares, among tourists have
If you want chicken, only chicken, and nothing else but chicken, one place that comes to mind is The Art of Chicken. In the Bucktown area, this simplistic restaurant offers chicken and nothing but. Inside this restaurant, it’s very colorful and decorative, yet simple in its presentation. Operated in a
For an up and coming establishment in the Bucktown area, GBD Cakes and Sweets is made quite name for itself. Opened in June of 2014, this small family owned pastry shop has cranked out various unique pastries. Due to their dedication to provide the very best, the chefs make all
If you are looking for a neighborhood favorite where you go in and everyone knows your name, then that place you are looking for is called Ipsento. Located in the Bucktown area of Chicago, it has been the host to great coffee, competition, great friends and possibly numerous philosophical debates.
Margie’s Candies Margie’s Candies. A business that has seen it all. Since opening in 1921 on the corner of Western and Armitage, it has been the premier spot of romantic firsts and last minute Valentine’s day gifts. For close to a century, Margie’s Candies has been serving up its
Lazo’s Tacos Lazo’s Tacos has been a Chicago landmark for 34 years in the Bucktown area of Chicago. First opening on March 28, 1980, it has been serving authentic Mexican food ever since. With many of the staff working there since inception, the quality has remained the same high