(Photo: My Cincinnati chili king, Tony Plum, poses among his faithful subjects. Credit: Chicago Reader.)
You’d think by this late-holiday time of year Yours Truly would be done eating. If you didn’t know me at all, that is. Instead, this week I paid visits to a couple of my regular joints: Lincoln Square’s authentic Cincinnati chili parlor, Cinner’s; and the north Loop’s chainy but yummy Asian bun eatery, Wow Bao. And as usual, I’m telling you all about it on my Gapers Block:Drive-Thru foodie byline:
Sinful Cincy Chili at Cinner’s
Click through to learn why Tony Plum’s Cincinnati chili parlor–the only one in all of Chicago–has given me a great reason to be a Lincoln Square local for months.
Wow Bao, Hold the Rice
Or read my take on the Lettuce Entertain You empire’s consistent but occasionally overpriced local Chinese (oops, I guess I mean “Asian”) bun chain.
What the hell, read them both. After all, I wrote them just for you and you wouldn’t want to give me agida. Well, would you?
Michael Thaddeus Doyle
I'm a NYC-native, Latino, Jew-by-choice, hardcore WDW fan in Chicago with an Irish last name. I believe in social justice, big cities, and public transit. I do nonprofit development. I've written this blog since 2005. Believe in the world you want to live in.