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Big Jones Review
Even if you weren't raised by a Southern grandmother, the heirloom cooking at this Andersonville restaurant will make you feel right at home. A parlorlike backdrop sets the scene for chef-owner Paul Fehribach's contemporary American takes on classic Southern dishes. The menu revives century-old recipes scrupulously sourced from historical cookbooks from New Orleans to Appalachia and re-creates them with high-quality, sustainable ingredients. Brunch is particularly special here, served with complimentary beignets for an extra touch of Southern hospitality.
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Where: Chicago with a friend and her pre-teen daughters
When: Two days in February 2014
Why: After being housebound by what seemed to be a never-ending winter (enough already!), it was time to bundle Read more
In December 2013/January 2014 my wife and I did a three week trip to the USA, with the aim of experiencing a proper North American winter. Read more
We've never been to Chicago other than changing planes.
We'd like to go for a few days but that's a lot of flying to spend 3-4 days in one place.
Any add-ons in the area?
Thanks. Read more
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