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Colin Joliat’s Recent Articles
Jul 9, 2015
Chicago, According to 20 People Who've Never Been Here
The Second City is the greatest city in all the land, yet, for some reason, there are people in this world who have not been here.
Apr 20, 2015
50 Heart-Pounding Dishes From Chicago's Baconfest
Most cities don't have the courage or girth to host a bacon festival with 170 restaurants showing off their food alchemy chops to cook more than 7,000lbs of bacon in a weekend.
Mar 9, 2015
How I Learned Bartending Is a Seriously Hard Job
Staying calm under pressure: it’s an essential skill for firemen and astronauts, but I’ve always had my doubts about whether it was really all that crucial for bartenders.
Jun 26, 2014
4 places to score jumbo margaritas this weekend
Since today is officially the 51-day anniversary of Cinco de Mayo (!!!), we're celebrating the only way we know how: by giving you four places to score giant-ass margaritas in Chicago this weekend.
Jun 19, 2014
Chicago's 7 best new food trucks to hit this weekend
Chicago With this weekend featuring at least one of the eight days of sunshine per year in Chicago, it's time to 1) actually go outside, and 2) grab something delicious while you're at one of these seven new food trucks.
Jun 16, 2014
The 10 sexiest slider options in Chicago
Not just for people with small, Dinklage-y hands who can't commit to a full burger, sliders are also for people with normal-sized hands who can't commit to a full burger.
Jun 12, 2014
You better watch the World Cup in these 5 Chicago bars. Or else.
Chicago Because you're always up for an excuse to skip work and day drink ("Oh no, just saw something suspicious on the doggy cam.
Jun 4, 2014
The 12 best tater tots in Chicago
America consumes 70 million pounds of tater tots a year, and approximately 69.3 million of them are mostly crappy -- they're either too "crunchy", too "soggy", or too "not covered in pulled pork, cheese curds, grainy mustard, and a fried egg".
May 29, 2014
The 5 best new Chicago steaks to down this weekend
Chicago Memorial Day marked the official start of grilling season.
May 15, 2014
7 Chicago Craft Beer Week musts (one's at a mini-golf course inside Goose Island!)
Chicago It's Chicago Craft Beer Week... but you already knew that, didn't you?
May 9, 2014
Chicago's 10 most ridiculous burgers
When it comes to making the most ridiculous burgers in Chicago, stuffing a patty with cheese no longer gets the job done.
Apr 28, 2014
The 30 best pork-packed dishes from Baconfest
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