Blog Reviews: Week of Mado, Mado, and Cupcakes

• Screw the pubs, go for a cupcake crawl. The contenders: Molly’s vs. Cupcakes vs. Cupcakes. Winner? Molly’s. Loser? A crushing defeat for Cupcakes. [Gastronomic Bypass]

Mado is “redonkulous.” (NB: that’s a good thing.) [Chicago Gluttons]

• More Mado: Even better the second time around, this time for Spanish night. [Vital Information]

• Outside city limits, Louie’s Grill in Forest Park is a classic: counter seating, banter-happy regulars, sassy waitresses. [Tasty Beat]

• All-natural beef burgers? Near-endless topping options? Nitrate-free bacon? Under $10 for the works? Yes please at Epic Burger. [Gastronomic Bypass]

• Where oh where is the perfect cubano sandwich? Is it at Cafe Marianao? Habana Libre? The search is on. [Chicago Dining Examiner]

• Emily Szopa got a reservation at Schwa! Let the countdown for her mid-August review begin… [Chicago Dining Examiner]

• Bland entrees, boring mole, thrilling desserts at Taqueria La Oaxaquena. [Chicago Bites]

[Photo: Cupcakes from Molly’s, via zoxozo’s Flickr]


Blog Reviews: Week of Mado, Mado, and Cupcakes