Entries Tagged as 'the loop'

Nothing is Greater or Less Than Us

January 9th, 2015 · No Comments

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(From last summer/fall.)

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Maggie Daley Park Ice Ribbon

January 8th, 2015 · No Comments

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We walked through Maggie Daley Park a few weeks ago to check out the progress. The skating “ribbon” is open now and a lot of people have been going ice skating. Some of the children’s playground it open now too. It’s so fun and crazy and different looking. I’d love to bring Makai downtown to check it out one day when the weather is nicer!

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Xoco Wicker Park

January 4th, 2015 · No Comments

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I get the tortilla soup at Frontera Fresco at the Macy’s food court semi-regularly and love it. A few months ago I was able to go to Xoco Wicker Park. I remember that the weather was just turning chilly and I decided to get one of the caldos (the soups). The selection is better at Xoco and I decided on the Shortrib Red Chile Caldo (braised Creekstone shortribs, red
chile broth, roasted vegetables, epazote, wild arugula, lime). I carried it to go (and they, for some reason gave me a metal spoon with a to go order) and it was still hot when I arrived at my destination. And? So rich and delicious. I want to get back for more caldos and tortas!!!

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