Stop 20 of the 52 Week Tour of La Grange Restaurants and Food Establishments at Empanadus

Empanadus was Stop 20 on our 52 week tour of La Grange restaurants and food establishments. This week we were joined by Jim Walls, Kathy Dierkes, Lori Donahoe, newcomer John Price, Karen Lynch, Mark Ptacek, Nancy Cummings, Ryan Williamson and Bill Carney. We ordered everything on the menu to share, and it was all delicious.…
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Stop 19 of the 52 Week Tour of La Grange Restaurants and Food Establishments at Lucca’s

Lucca’s was Stop 19 on our 52 week tour of La Grange restaurants and food establishments. It was another wonderful Wednesday with Bill Carney, Nancy Cummings, Michael Zaura, Karen Lynch, newcomer Anna Maria Kowalik, Phil Fulton, Jim Walls, Lori Donahoe and Kathy Dierkes. The service was great, as were the meatballs, which elicited a lot…
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Stop 18 of the 52 Week Tour of La Grange Restaurants and Food Establishments at Cafe Calbay

Cafe Calbay was Stop 18 on our 52 week tour of La Grange restaurants and food establishments. We had a wonderful lunch with Nikki Zimmermann, Phil Fulton, Jim Walls, Charity Jones, Tom Levato, Joe Kroc, owner Kim Calbay, Seda Calbay, Steve Jasinski, Karen Lynch, Joan Smothers, Nancy Cummings, Ryan Williamson and Don Gay. The group…
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Stop 17 of the 52 Week Tour of La Grange Restaurants and Food Establishments at Santiago’s Mexican Restaurant

Santiago’s Mexican Restaurant was Stop 17 on our 52 week tour of La Grange restaurants and food establishments. It was yet another packed group this week with newcomers Steve and Kevin Daugherty, Kathy Dierkes, Don Gay, Joan Smothers, Karen Lynch, Sarah Parkes, Bill Carney, Michael Zaura, Steve Palmer and owners Serafin and Susana Jimenez. Our…
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Stop 16 of the 52 Week Tour of La Grange Restaurants and Food Establishments at La Buona Vita

La Buona Vita was Stop 16 on our 52 week tour of La Grange restaurants and food establishments. Our hosts started us out with some peach bruschetta on the house. A few of us fought over the extra ones. A very tasty selection developed by Tina. We had some flavorful mojito cocktails which resulted in…
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Stop 15 of the 52 Week Tour of La Grange Restaurants and Food Establishments at WOOW Sushi

WOOW was Stop 15 on our 52 week tour of La Grange restaurants and food establishments. We had a delightful lunch with Anya Uppal (new to the tour), Michael Zaura, Chief Don Gay (new to the tour), Sally Nauss, Joe Kroc, Karen Lynch (new to the tour), Nikki Zimmermann (this counts), Joan Smothers, Kathy Dierkes…
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Stop 14 of the 52 Week Tour of La Grange Restaurants and Food Establishments at Palmer Place Restaurant and Biergarten

Palmer Place Restaurant and Biergarten was Stop 14 on our 52 week tour of La Grange restaurants and food establishments. We had a delightful lunch with Phil Fulton, Bill Carney, Michael Zaura, Ryan Williamson, Jim Walls, newcomers Ryan Horvath and Chris Finn, owner Steve Palmer, and first-timer Dean Bissias. Steve kindly donated some wonderful appetizers…
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Stop 13 of the 52 Week Tour of La Grange Restaurants and Food Establishments at Nicksons Eatery

Nicksons Eatery was Stop 13 on our 52 week tour of La Grange restaurants and food establishments. It was another wonderful Wednesday afternoon, this time with Lori Donahoe, Joan Smothers, owner Carson Baca, Jim Walls, Phil Fulton and Bill Carney. I tried the Crispy Eggplant Pomodoro sandwich, which is new to the menu, and I’ll…
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Stop 12 of the 52 Week Tour of La Grange Restaurants and Food Establishments at MAK’s House La Grange

MAK’S House La Grange was Stop 12 on our 52 week tour of La Grange restaurants and food establishments. We had a fantastic lunch with Jim Walls, Joe Kroc, Lori Rimkus Donahoe, Steve Jasinski, owner Mike Siambanes, owner Kevin Mulyran, Bill Carney, Michael Zaura, Nancy Cummings, Charity Jones, and Sally Nauss. We had a big,…
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