A new complex is in process of being built in the Wicker Park section of Chicago, and the local Chabad has secured the ground floor storefront which will be a kosher version of the popular Gino’s East (non-kosher) pizzeria to be named “Gino’s East Vegetarian”. The building and store will likely not be ready to […]
Soldier Field, home of da Chicago Bears, is now also home to Kosher at Soldier, the new kosher grill cart located at the northern end zone of section 356!
Milt’s Barbecue for the Perplexed, one of the most popular kosher restaurants in the country, will be going curb-side starting mid August 2014!
Taboun Grill is Chicago’s tasty Mediterranean / Israeli style kosher grill, originally with locations in West Rogers Park and Skokie. We tried the WRP location back in 2010 before it closed, however the Skokie location remains open. Adding to that will be a new location, about 20 minutes north in Northbrook, IL, the village’s first […]
Conveniently located in Chicago’s French Market, adjacent to the Ogilvie Transportation Center (Metra commuter trains), and not far from downtown Chicago, Kosher commuters can now stop by Bebe’s Kosher Deli for breakfast, lunch, and dinner! Bebe’s carries the most popular food from local Kosher establishments: The Sandwich Club, Emma’s Bagel Café and Srulie’s Essen Delicatessen, including the firecracker […]
Hamachi Sushi Bar is the newest kosher restaurant in Chicago. On corner of Howard and California, on the border between the West Rogers Park and Evanston, Hamachi is a sleek, modern looking restaurant, with a full menu of basic to highly complex sushi rolls. The restaurant is on the smaller side with only handful of […]
Contributed by Dani Klein | Last Date of Travel: August 2012 Heading to Chicago on a 2 day business trip and staying in a hotel downtown, I knew it was going to be difficult to have kosher meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner without leaving the city. If you know in advance that you're not […]
[Guest Review by Chicago native, Daniel Peikes] Kotel Kosher: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly There is a new lunch spot for the kosher professional in downtown Chicago. Kotel Kosher opened with much fanfare on March 15th in the French Market under Ogilvie Transportation Center, a main train station where many Jews travel […]
Beginning January 1st, 2012, the United Center in Chicago, IL will be offering a glatt kosher food cart serving hot dogs, sausages, pretzels and bottled beverages at Bulls (NBA) and Blackhawks (NHL) games. The cart will be located on the Main Concourse outside Section 114 and will be under the strict supervision of the Chicago […]
We have learned that a couple weeks ago, the owner of Malibu Pizza and Pasta restaurant in Skokie, Ken Hechtman (also the owner of next door Ken’s Diner), has decided to shut its doors lacking not enough community interest. “Sadly, the Chicago religious community does not support their kosher restaurants,” he said. “The lack of […]
On Twitter and Facebook, we often get asked for recommendations of the best restaurants or more specifically “what’s the best (fill in cuisine here) in (fill in location here)?” This is the first of many follow ups to the “Best of Kosher” series starting with New York. Thank you to Daniel Peikes, local Chicago foodie, […]
Congrats Chicago! More deep dish pizza for you in Skokie. Although you could opt for those regular NY style slices that everyone loves as well. EJ’s caters and offers free wifi! That’s a first for a kosher pizzeria. I’m impressed. If you try ‘em, let us know how it is! Thank you Lisette from Chicago […]
Contributed by: Dani Klein | Last Date of Travel: April 2010 Kosher Info: Chicago's large Jewish community allow it to host a sizable number of Kosher restaurants, albeit mainly in the suburban communities of Skokie and West Rogers Park. There is one Kosher restaurant downtown, not too far from the Willis Tower called Metro Klub […]