Nothing on the RG&G menu will likely surprise you, but that's okay because sometimes you don't want a surprise: you just want a salad or a sandwich, nothing fancy, just something predictable and, you hope, satisfying. Last week at RG&G, I decided to have the Eggplant-Mozzarella Panini; I was expecting more.
Both Jerusalem Café and Luo's Peking House let you bring a bottle to dinner, but this BYOB policy is unadvertised. Perhaps the reluctance to advertise the BYOB policy reflects a temperate sensibility that goes back to Oak Park's dry days.
In the market stalls in Cairo’s old city, Egyptologist Ahmed Bekheet called my attention to El Shabrawy, a stand offering falafel, the fried grain balls that I’ve praised at Oak Park restaurants like Jerusalem Café and the soon-to-be-opened Falafill.
Please come to our block sale on the 600 block of N. Ridgeland in Oak Park. Saturday, June 3rd from 8:00-12:00. 7+ families are participating in our first ever block sale from our front yards & driveways. Also check out the alley of 600 N...