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Old 10-02-2014, 10:57 AM
SanDiegoTim SanDiegoTim is offline
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Back to Chicago next month

How's the food at Twin Anchors?
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Old 10-02-2014, 03:35 PM
Tim R. Mortiss Tim R. Mortiss is offline
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I haven't eaten there for years, but I remember it being quite good. The ribs are a specialty, I believe.

You should try to organize a Chicago Dope Fest while you're at it! I'd try to make it.
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Old 10-03-2014, 03:32 AM
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May you be blessed with nice weather SanDiegoTim . I just got back and the weather was p-e-r-e-f-e-c-t. Fall colors are just settling in too.
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Old 10-03-2014, 11:17 PM
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Weather just turned nasty today. Twin Anchors is ok but many steak houses are better.
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Old 10-04-2014, 12:10 AM
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Twin Anchors is OK.
If you have some sentimental reason for going them by all means go, otherwise you can certainly do better.
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Old 10-04-2014, 08:28 AM
SanDiegoTim SanDiegoTim is offline
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Twin Anchors is OK.
If you have some sentimental reason for going them by all means go, otherwise you can certainly do better.
Probably my most sentimentally-attached-long-gone-eatery is Rocky's Bait Shop. Could there a better place for fried shrimp on a warm summer night?

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Old 10-04-2014, 09:06 AM
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Sadly I never hit Rocky's but I hear it was great.
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Old 10-11-2014, 09:13 AM
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When I lived in Chinatown, Lawrence Fisheries was a weekly delight! If you could fry it, they served it.

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Old 10-15-2014, 09:25 AM
C K Dexter Haven C K Dexter Haven is offline
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Chicago weather is always WONDERFUL because of the Lake-Effect, especially if you compare it to someplace else. F'rinstance, even if we're having wet weather now, it's worse in, say... um... Atlantis.

Funny how, in August, we're hotter than hell, and in January, we're colder than hell. I guess hell is the standard?
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Old 10-18-2014, 11:12 PM
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Agreed C K Dexter Haven. I'm particularly fond of "Lake Effect Snow". Simply wonderful.

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Old 10-19-2014, 07:55 AM
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I'm going to dissent on Twin Anchors. Mushy mealy meat jello baked way past it's intended life.

Smoque on Pulaski consistently gets rated as one of the top BBQ places in th country not just Chicago. Their St. Louis ribs are particularly good and their brisket is the best outside of Texas.
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