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Old roads full of kitsch Giant statues beckon us Land that time forgot
We’ve been invited to “Have a Lou Mitchell day.” It says so right there, on the receipt. I’m not entirely sure what having a Lou Mitchell day entails. Possibly tying on a crisp white apron and baking fresh bread. Making … Continue reading
We’re sitting here finishing our delightful and tasty breakfast at Lou Mitchell’s, a Chicago institution and, according to the tour books, “the place” to begin our Route 66 adventure. I have this feeling like maybe I’m forgetting something. Did I … Continue reading
It’s time to grab some breakfast and then hit the open road for some Route 66 shenanigans. But first, a few snapshots of Chicago from the past 36 hours:
Big cities all have their own unique character, from the skyline down to the underground tunnels. But on a sunny morning walking in the city center, some things seem remarkably familiar. There are the office drones, hustling to work and … Continue reading
The deep dish pizza was excellent. So were the breadsticks. This piece, though — it got a special delivery to the guy on the street corner at Rush and Elm. Enjoy, man.
Stuffed crust deep dish sausage-and-black-olive pizza at Edwardo’s Pizzeria + a stroll around downtown amidst the twinkling city lights – one cranky bum + one grateful one = a magically delicious combo. Enough of the boring math stuff. Hotel Indigo … Continue reading
Thank you for the generous offer to have more legroom (for a fee), but no thanks. Also thanks for the offer for priority boarding (for a fee), but really, I just want to check in for my flight. Also, no, … Continue reading
Kelly and I descend on the Midwest on Thursday, arriving in the afternoon. It had better not snow on us…