Cafe De Oro

2175 Deerfield Road, Riverwoods, IL 60015 On our way to the Chicago Botanic Garden, Roy and Adele introduced Lisa and me to Cafe De Oro. This conveniently located cafe in Riverwoods surprised us all by their range of menu items, including Jeni’s Ice Cream, and the most excellent coffee from La Colombe Coffee. Lisa and … Continue reading Cafe De Oro

Boba Club

1825 Waukegan Road, Glenview, IL 60025 Who or what is Boba? I thought Boba’s last name was Fett. Apparently, there is a Club, and it’s not run by the Mandalorian. Boba Club is a place where you can go to relax or be productive, and enjoy one or a few of their many menu items. … Continue reading Boba Club

Nothing Bundt Cakes

701 North Milwaukee Avenue, Suite 312, Vernon Hills, IL 60061 Nothing Bundt _______________. (a) Sacrifices (b) Singles (c) Cakes (d) Tchotchke (e) In case of emergency, break glass Let’s get educated. A bundt cake is a ringed piece of flavorful goodness. It is the bright, warm sunshine on the 13th consecutive day of road salt, … Continue reading Nothing Bundt Cakes

Milkcow Cafe

240 Hawthorn Village Commons, Vernon Hills, IL 60061 The summer’s getting hotter. And the treats are getting larger! You could fly on an Airplane! to South Korea, home of Milkcow Cafe, to experience the new Premium Milk Soft Serve sensation. Or you could go to Vernon Hills or a few other select locations in North … Continue reading Milkcow Cafe

Gabutto Burger

1410 Golf Road, Rolling Meadows, IL 60008 Let me begin by talking about McDonald’s in Japan. Yes, you clicked on the post to Gabutto Burger. First, let me tell you how I got here, and then you will know how you got here. Way back in the early 2000s, on a hot summer afternoon, my … Continue reading Gabutto Burger