A Visit to the Windy City, Part 2: Eating Our Way Across Chicago

I took people on a five day blog tour of Chicago that everyone seemed to enjoy. Here is the link to the day I talked about the great food in Chicago. I had to repost Noelle’s ‘part two’ Chicago visit because  she shares the food they enjoyed. I’d kill for a Chicago style pizza just now. Be sure to check out Noelle’s blog, and get further information about her two mysteries, which you will enjoy!

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Since retiring, my husband and I have been eating more lightly. Traveling with my daughter and son-in-law reminded us of what it was like when we were young and could eat without the subsequent explosion on our scale. Chicago has so many good restaurants, a visitor could eat at a different one – a good one – every day for ten years!

Giordano's pizza Giordano’s pizza

We began our gustatory adventure our first night, at my favorite pizza place in the whole world, Giordano’s. The fact it was about 5 min from our hotel meant I thought about returning before we left. Their stuffed pizza is sheer heaven, and I had my usual stuffed super veggie choice — mushrooms, green peppers, onions, broccoli, black olives, artichokes and spinach. We got a large and did half and half, with the guys getting the meat and more meat stuffing.

The next morning we hit…

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About Stepheny Forgue Houghtlin

Stepheny Forgue Houghtlin grew up in Evanston, IL. and is a graduate of the University of Kentucky. She is an author of two novels: The Greening of a Heart and Facing East. She lives, writes and gardens in NC. Visit her: Stephenyhoughtlin.com
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One Response to A Visit to the Windy City, Part 2: Eating Our Way Across Chicago

  1. noelleg44 says:

    Thanks for the re-post Stepheny! We are certainly Chicagophiles!

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