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August 22, 2011

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

by Moto Yamamoto


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



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



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

The Violet Hour

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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