Friday for the Foodies: Johnnie’s Beef

My new favorite sandwich

My New Favorite Sandwich

If you find yourself in Chicago and have the time, head over to Johnnie’s, it’ll definitely set you right.

Johnnie’s Beef
7500 W North Ave
Elmwood Park, IL 60707

Do you have a favorite local place in your city (or the one you grew up in)?  If so please share with us as many of the music type folks that read Hidden Track find themselves in cities all over the USA (and world).

Other goings on in the foodie-verse this week:

Always Hungry have done their research and concluded that Bacon Scientifically Cures Hangovers.

Midtown Lunch let everyone know that White Castle is giving away free Pulled Pork Sliders.

The Feedblog takes us on a kitchen tour of Thomas Keller’s Per Se, one of the best restaurants in the world.

Ed Levine Eats tips us off to a great Deal of the Day at Prune. From 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. every weekday, $15 gets you a burger and a Bloody Mary. Prune is at 54 East 1st Street; 212.677.6221.

Zagat Buzz offers up some place to enjoy Cinqo de Mayo this year.

According to Grub Street, Sam Mason’s Dinner with the band (reviewed on Hidden Track) has been picked up by IFC to move from a web show to TV show.  Congrats Sam!

Have an iPhone?  Love to read Epicurious?  Well…..there’s an app for that.

Once again Ed Levine Eats shares Learn It, Don’t Burn It: NYC Food Classes, 4/30 to 5/8.

Finally, what better way to start off your weekend than with FREE Maker’s Mark Milkshakes at at the Bushwick Country Club during their free Sunday Barbecues. Actually the first one is this Saturday May 2nd from 4-8 PM. Make sure you check out Kats & Domer’s site Free Ice Cream.

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5 Responses

  1. I’ll tell you my favorite places from all the places I have lived (they’re all Mexican food):

    Denver: Benny’s or Blue Bonnet
    Ann Arbor: Tio’s
    New York City: Paquitos
    Grand Rapids: The Beltline Bar

  2. Nice Ryan, One of my favorites that I have not eaten at in years is Nando’s Chicken in Cape Town South Africa….so good with their own Peri-Peri sauce.

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