Chicago is not the most corrupt city in America — it’s the most theatrically corrupt. – Studs Terkel
Chicago is an October sort of city even in Spring. – Nelson Algren as quoted by George F. Will
Much of their food and restaurants get the same treatment. Blind loyalty mixed with undeserved devotion to unworthy subjects. Continue reading “Chicago, Chicago that Hot Dog Toddlin’ Town”
In case you’re in love with ELV’s voice, and let’s face it who isn’t?, here is a recent interview of him by Steve Dolinsky (The Hungry Hound of Chicago), conducted as we were on our way to, and eating in, Lotus of Siam last week. Besides being a great guy and a man of impeccable taste (especially when it comes to dining companions and interview subjects), Steve is an official FOELV (Friend Of ELV), whose weekly broadcasts can be accessed by clicking on his name under ELV’s Friends In Food on the right.
And here are but a few of the dishes we shared at Lotus that night….along with some views of Dolinsky’s hand saucing a succulent red snapper.