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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Stop 11 of the 52 Week of La Grange Restaurants and Food Establishments at Barrel House Social

Barrel House Social was Stop 11 on our 52 week tour of La Grange restaurant and food establishments. We had an amazing lunch with manager Diana Payne, Nancy Cummings, Ryan Williamson, Joan Smothers, newcomer Nicole Zimmermann and Bill Carney. The Nashville hot chicken sandwich knocked it out of the park. Also, the side salad, with…
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Stop 10 of the 52 Week Tour of La Grange Restaurants and Food Establishments at Altiro Latin Fusion

Altiro Latin Fusion was Stop 10 on our 52 week tour of La Grange, Illinois restaurant and food establishments. Glad to see new people joining us every week. This week newcomers were Michael Zaura and Tom Levato. Some of our core tour diners Bill Carney, Philip Fulton, Steve Jasinski, Joe Kroc and yours truly were…
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Stop 9 of the 52 Week Tour of La Grange Restaurants and Food Establishments at Prasino

Prasino was Stop 9 on our 52 week tour of La Grange restaurant and food establishments. We had a delicious organic lunch and fantastic conversation with Joan Smothers, Lori Rimkus Donahoe, Nancy Cummings, Mark Ptacek, Steve Palmer, owner Peggy Maglaris-Kopley, Jim Peterik, Jeff McDonald, Philip Fulton, and Ryan Williamson. Honorable mention to Bill Carney (not…
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Stop 8 of the 52 Week Tour of La Grange Restaurants and Food Establishments at Blueberry Hill Breakfast Cafe

Blueberry Hill Breakfast Cafe was Stop 8 on our 52 week tour of La Grange restaurant and food establishments. We had a delicious lunch with Ryan Williamson, owner Chris Manolis, Steve Palmer, Nancy Cummings, Jim Walls, and out of town visitor John Pieranunzi. Chris graciously covered our meal. And it wasn’t to hard to get…
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