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First Taste: Nonna’s

First Taste: Nonna’s

First Taste: Nonna's

First Taste: Nonna’s

I take my eggplant Parmesan very seriously. Need I remind you about the come-to-Jesus moment I had upon eating a recent eggplant Parm sub in Chicago? It’s a food I hold especially near and dear to my heart, so I flip at the chance to try a new version when they pop up around town. It doesn’t happen very often, you see, so I have to be vigilant. One newcomer to the eggplant Parmesan scene is Nonna’s, an Italian sandwich and sundries shop in the West Loop that serves as a casual grab-and-go offshoot of Formento’s right next door. I was curious and eager to see how my beloved eggplant Parm would fare in the hands of the venerable restaurant group behind The Bristol and Balena, as opposed to the deli-like counter spots I would typically frequent to get my fix. Here’s how it all went down………………CONTINUE: