East Side of Chicago

South of 95th Street and east of the Calumet River, Chicago streets start to have letters rather than names or numbers. It’s far far away from anything promoted in tourism glamor shots of the city but it really should be known. It’s one of the many forgotten pockets of town waiting to be rediscovered. PeriodicallyContinue reading “East Side of Chicago”

Mr. Beef

Mr. Beef is dead. In the obit his son says his father was grateful to the dumb TV show that made the Chicago delicacy he served for forty-five years out of a humble building near the mouth of a highway known to people all over the country. Business was way up since that show hitContinue reading “Mr. Beef”