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August 22, 2011

ReCPY: Yamahomo’s Molecular Report on Moto (CHI)

by Moto Yamamoto

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When you are in Chicago, aside from going on the architecture boat tour, or spend unnecessary amounts of money on the Magnificent Mile, where I stayed (it was basically like 5th Avenue in Manhattan.

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June 22, 2010

The Chicago Ten: Billy Goat Tavern (#1)

by Kayoko Akabori

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Billy Goat Tavern was my absolute favorite place we went to in Chicago. You know a place has really made an impression on you when you keep wanting to go back.

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June 17, 2010

The Chicago Ten: Blackbird (#2)

by Kayoko Akabori

Blackbird (CHI)

Matt left it up to me to decide where to go for our one fancy meal in Chicago.

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June 16, 2010

The Chicago Ten: The Green Mill (#3)

by Kayoko Akabori

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Whenever I travel to a new city, I try to make sure to visit a jazz club.

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June 14, 2010

The Chicago Ten: Frontera Grill (#4)

by Kayoko Akabori

Frontera Grill (CHI)

Sorry, these posts on Chicago are totally lagging. I’ll crank these last four out this week, I PROMISE!

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June 8, 2010

The Chicago Ten: Floriole Cafe & Bakery (#5)

by Kayoko Akabori

Floriole Cafe & Bakery (CHI)

My dear friend Leslie alerted me about this bakery when she found out I was going to Chicago.

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June 3, 2010

The Chicago Ten: Hot Doug’s (#6)

by Kayoko Akabori

Hot Doug's (CHI)

Hot Doug’s (The Sausage Superstore and Encased Meat Emporium) was really the ONLY place Matt wanted to go to during our Chicago visit.

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May 28, 2010

The Chicago Ten: The Violet Hour (#7)

by Kayoko Akabori

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Photos by Matt K. and myself.

Heard about The Violet Hour, a little speakeasy-esque bar in the Bucktown/ Wicker Park area of Chicago, courtesy of Paystyle.

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May 21, 2010

The Chicago Ten: Espresso, Ferran Adrià Style (#8)

by Kayoko Akabori

Lavazza Cafe: Ferran Adria Espresso (CHI)

Who knew that the one and only Ferran Adrià had created a coffee “drink” for Lavazza?

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May 19, 2010

The Chicago Ten: Wow Bao (#9)

by Kayoko Akabori

Wow Bao (CHI)

We stumbled across this place, Wow Bao, on the ground floor of a huge, blingy, 80’s-style mall on Michigan Avenue.

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