Category Archives: dinner

Tom Colicchio Wants Your Money

Look, I like Top Chef.  It’s one of the only reality shows I actually watch and enjoy.  The other?  Wipeout.  Who doesn’t love seeing people try jumping over ridiculously large balls?  But that’s not the point of this post.  The … Continue reading

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Recipe – Quick ‘n’ Easy Soy-Rizo Paella

I never heard of Donna Hay Magazine until this very weekend.  And the quick perusal of it at the local Border’s is probably the closest I’ll come to seeing it again.  As interesting as Donna Hay was, at 90 dollars … Continue reading

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Recipe – Meaty Mushroom Stroganoff

Ooooh, Mike’s actually posting a recipe.  I know, wonder of wonders.  I could give you a list of excuses, but really, there’s no point.  The only reason I haven’t been baking is because it was TOO DAMN HOT OUT to … Continue reading

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Eat It! Celebrating Eating Challenges – Day 3

Day Three’s eating challenge was brought up in conversation last week when I was first discussing the idea of this eating competition hullabaloo.  My good friend Chris was telling us a tale of years gone by where he attended a … Continue reading

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Eat It! Celebrating Eating Challenges: Day 2

72 ounces.  4 1/2 pounds.  That’s how much steak they’re challenging people to put away at The Big Texan Steak Ranch.  Isn’t that the average size of a small child’s head?  Whatever the case, that’s A LOT of steak.  And … Continue reading

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The Hot Dog From Hell

Do you value your life?  No?  Well then head down to West Virginia where you can get “The Homewrecker” hot dog at HillBilly Hot Dogs.  I’m just going to quote Al Dente as far as the ingredients go: “The Homewrecker … Continue reading

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Episode 10: Newspapers, Steel Wool & Sweet, Sweet Honey

It’s all restaurant reviews and self promotion in the epic 10th episode of Two Bites In Suburbia, still the most opinionated & least researched about the food and culture of the Chicago suburbs. Links! Naperville Sun & Joliet Herald article … Continue reading

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Auld Dubliner – Bolingbrook, IL

I thought I’d get the bad out before the good with the two restaurant reviews I still have to write.  The good, Honey Cafe, will be up in the next couple of days; but the bad is such a hilarious … Continue reading

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Episode 9: Jugs, Thugs & You Say Goodbye, We Say Hello

Tonight, Mike & Katie wonder just how dumb people can be.  Do we really need schooling on how to pour milk?  We say goodbye to two of our favorite restaurants, and hello to two new welcome additions.  Mike takes on … Continue reading

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Episode 8: Gods, Peanut Butter & Bagels

The most opinionated, least researched show about Chicago, her suburbs, and her culture. This week, can Mike & Katie convince themselves that anything involving the words peanut butter and cream cheese is healthy? Could it be true? Did out mothers … Continue reading

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