CGF330
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  • Review Count
    3
  • Helpfulness Votes
    0
  • First Review
    April 2, 2014
  • Last Review
    April 19, 2014
  • Featured Reviews
    0
  • Average Rating
    3.3
 
 
CGF330's Reviews
 
RJ, Jerrod and Molly, in conjunction with partners chef Doug Psaltis and mixologist Paul McGee, have created their own destination for country music lovers to enjoy a cocktail, grab a bite and have some fun.<br /><br />Chef Psaltis created Bub City’s new menu with a focus on authentic barbecue. Signature items include Burnt Ends, Baby Back Ribs, Carolina Style Pulled Pork and 18 hr. Beef Brisket. Large groups can enjoy the “Whole Pork Picnic” featuring Slow-Smoked Pork Shoulder served with four sides.<br /><br />Nationally-acclaimed mixologist and partner Paul McGee has brought innovation to the cocktail menu at Bub City. McGee spent months finding a collection of whiskey, and now Bub City boasts a bar offering more than 125 selections.
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Very loud even at 5:30
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 4/17/2014
 2010
Dined on 4/17/2014
 2010
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
"I would not recommend this place if you would like to have any intention of talking. Tables are on top of each other so you can help but hear everyone's conversation. Food was average at best and no sides come with anything . Very dark and jam packed at 5:30 on a Thursday. If that's your thing and you are not interested in good food then this is the place for you. Less than half the size of then former Bub City and half the personality and food."
Dined on 4/17/2014
 2010
Special Features: vibrant bar scene
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In the heart of Chicago’s Magnificent Mile & Gold Coast, The Local Chicago provides an elevated dining experience within walking distance of the city’s greatest shopping and attractions. Proprietors Matt Moore and David Flom, veterans of the acclaimed Chicago Cut Steakhouse in River North, strive for The Local Chicago to be a home away from home. Specially sourced ingredients are used to elevate American comfort food favorites that deeply satisfy. The menu changes seasonally, but standout favorites are the chicken pot pie, bacon-wrapped shrimp and grits, a show-stealing jalapeno corn bread and, borrowing a page from sister restaurant Chicago Cut Steakhouse, sublime USDA Prime steak. From the dining room guests can view the “from-scratch” exhibition kitchen, watching as chefs roast succulent rotisserie chickens and Berkshire pork racks in the restaurant’s majestic red & gold Rotisol. Rounding out the visit is a jaw-dropping wine list delivered via ipad.
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Great "local " place
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 04/12/2014
 2013
Dined on 04/12/2014
 2013
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"I have been to the local several times for different reasons. I would say my favorite is in the summer for outside dining! No worries if it rains and you are not bothered by people on the street. The bar scene is very cozy in the winter and the bartenders are very friendly. Food is consistent , but could use a little umph! It is owned by the same people that own Chicago Cut but would say no where near the caliber of food. What I do appreciate is the fact that you have a warm and friendly atmosphere dining alone or in a group. I have not tried any of their daily specials so maybe I am missing out there. And if you are out to dine leisurely this is not the place for you. Every time I have stated we were in no hurry ,and no wait list."
Dined on 04/12/2014
 2013
Special Features: great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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DISCOVER CULINARY NIRVANA and great variety of Indian culture as experienced through her many regional cuisines-from Bombay and Delhi to Goa. The essence of Indian Cuisine lies in the variety of spices available and the aromas generated by their use. A visit to Indian Garden is a culinary voyage of discovery to the exotic tastes and textures of India and the warmth and hospitality of her people.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 03/30/2014
 2013
Dined on 03/30/2014
 2013
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 03/30/2014
 2013
Special Features: kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
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