Tag Archives: Dining

A Tale of Two Pizzas

Many of our guests include eating Chicago style pizza in their “to do” lists for their visit to our city. While we can certainly help you find the right slice of pie, it is important to note that based on our experience, most folks weigh in heavily on the great pizza debate: thick vs. thin.   So […]

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Plenty of Vegan Options in Lakeview

Many of our guests over the years have been practicing vegans and find a variety of eateries that offer vegan items in our neighborhood.  We have several Thai and Indian restaurants within walking distance that all have many vegan options.  The  Whole Foods Market at 3640 North Halsted Street has a great self serve hot […]

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La Gondola in Lakeview

A few nights ago, some relatives were in town, and wanted to have a pasta dinner somewhere in the neighborhood.  I suggested we give La Gondola’s new location at 1258 W. Belmont Avenue a try.  My husband and I, having dined at their original storefront on Ashland a few times, had always enjoyed the food […]

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A Little Bit of Greektown in Lakeview

Many of our guests enjoy a visit to Greektown when in Chicago but you don’t have to leave Lakeview to enjoy the food, drink and atmosphere of that famous area.  Melanthios Greek Char House is located at 3116 N. Broadway, a short half mile walk from the Old Chicago Inn, and offers all the charm […]

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Fish in Lakeview

For my guests who are pescophiles we’ve got a unique new eatery just a few blocks south of the Old Chicago Inn called Fish Bar.  This restaurant is part beach hut, part seaside fish counter, part back bayou shrimp shack all bundled together with urban chic. Most of the seating is counter seating, although there […]

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