Barbakoa – Tacos and Tequilas, Downers Grove

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of having dinner at Barbakoa in Downers Grove and it was AMAZING! The Barbakoa concept is a mash-up of Central and South American cuisines with European influences. Acclaimed Executive Chef, Dudley Nieto,…

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Valley Lodge Tavern, Multiple Locations

Casual Date Night in the Chicago Suburbs Ribs and a chocolate chip cookie sundae...the makings of a near perfect night out with my husband. I didn't even care that it was raining that night…we had a sitter and dinner reservations!…

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Marigold Maison, Bannockburn (Moved)

Upscale Casual Indian Fare in Bannockburn As many of the Eat The Burbs readers know, I'm a fan of Chicago's North Shore and I love Indian food. A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to enjoy them both at…

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Restaurant Michael, Winnetka
Scottish Salmon & Escolar

Restaurant Michael, Winnetka

One of the Best Restaurants in the Chicago Suburbs As rare as date nights are between my husband and I, we always try to make an event out of them. Recently we escaped to the North Shore to have dinner at Restaurant…

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