Some may not consider it a real meal, others may swear by them for brunch or dessert, but I think it'd be hard for someone to not be able to find a crepe they love somewhere in Chicago.
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I suppose the tactful way to examine the tartine duo ($9.50) at Julius Meinl is to take a look at both offerings and admit that each brings different flavors to the game. But whenever I see two sandwiches on the same plate, all I can think about is a battle for delicious supremacy.
When was the last time you had carrot cake? Yeah, it had been a while for me, too. But when a friend couldn't stop raving about the "best he's ever had" carrot cake at Julius Meinl, I figured it was worth a bike ride up to the Viennese pâtisserie's newest location in Ravenswood.
Every other week we like to bring you another Neighborhood Guide, which details the places local chefs and food writers actually frequent in their on 'hoods. Last time, Time Out's Julia Kramer gave us a rundown of Wicker Park (with just a little bit of Bucktown thrown in for good measure). This week, Phil Rubino, the new chef de cuisine at Moderno, walks us through Wrigleyville.