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Category Archives: Lincoln Park

Mini-review: Icosium Kafe/Crepe & Coffee Palace

Icosium Kafe 5200 N. Clark 773-271-5233 Crepe & Coffee Palace 2433 N. Clark 773-404-1300 Two names, two locations, double the crepe goodness. These cafes serve sweet and savory crepes with an Algerian twist, such as the Crepe Palace (raisins, pears, and rose water with pistachio ice cream) and the Crepe Marrakech, which includes olive tapenade, [...]

Gourmet free wi-fi in Chicago

If you fancy something more than a cup of joe and a stale pastry while surfing the web, you’re in luck. There are quite a few places in Chicago that offer free wi-fi along with real food from the basic to the downright decadent. Call to verify business hours and internet accessibility; we’re not responsible [...]

Green City Market favorites

From May through October, I visit the Green City Market in Lincoln Park almost every Saturday morning. There’s nothing else like it in Chicago, and in fact the venerable Alice Waters has called it “the best sustainable market in the country”. There are over 30 producers who participate in the market and it’s practically impossible [...]