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David Lissner
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Happy anniversary, Sandwich Me In

Celebrating that hard-to-meet restaurant milestone, its first year in business, Sandwich Me In in Lakeview may look like any other sandwich shop, but it has a real difference. Not only do Chef Justin Vrany and his staff make 98 percent of the food in house from scratch using locally grown ingredients, from the daily-baked bread […]

Friday food porn: Edzo’s hot spuds!

Fresh-cut, double-cooked fries waiting to be salted and served.

The best Chicago restaurants ever? Really?

What would you add to the list? What would you leave off?

30 years of Happy Meals

The Happy Meal is 30. Youngsters who munched the meals back in 1979 likely buy them for their own kids today. The iconic McDonald’s children’s meal with a toy began in June 1979, the brainchild of a Missouri regional ad manager. The original meals included a hamburger or cheeseburger, fries, cookies, a soft drink, puzzles […]