Wednesday, January 10, 2007

My Eighth Thursday Thirteen


1. Pizzeria della Piazza in St. Louis, Missouri - this place has the BEST pizza in St. Louis. It's on the Hill (our Italian neighborhood). If you ever visit St. Louis, you can't miss this place.

2. Gino's East in Chicago, Illinois - J and I never miss Gino's when we go to Chicago.

3. Cite in Chicago, Illinois - this is the fanciest place J and I have been in Chicago and we loved it. You eat looking out over the Lake and it's just awesome.

4. Bahama Breeze in St. Louis, Missouri - they make one of my most absolute favorite sandwiches ever - the Cuban. Yummeh!

5. Bartolino's in St. Louis, Missouri - just a very special place to J and me.

6. Chris's Pancake House in St. Louis, Missouri - the absolute BEST breakfast around. J and I adore this place. It's like an old-time diner, so it doesn't have a website (I don't think).

7. Duke's Canoe Club in Waikiki, Hawaii - best place to get a Lava Flow and best breakfast buffett on the entire island of Oahu!

8. Hula Grill in Waikiki, Hawaii - great dinner food and spectacular seating and views (beautiful).

9. Eat-Rite in St. Louis, Missouri - it's a hole in the wall, but if you've ever been out partying in St. Louis and need something to eat at 3:00 in the morning, you can't pass up an Eat-Rite Slinger. One of the best places to go after bar-hopping AFTER baseball games.

10. Some little Mexican restaurant on the North Shore, Oahu - this was the best Mexican food J and I have ever had. We can't for the life of us, remember the name of the place, but it was soo good. mmmm

11. Chevy's in St. Louis, Missouri - three words: Taste. Of. Chevy's.

12. O.T. Hodge Chili Parlor in St. Louis, Missouri - all I can say is that this is where J and I went together the night we met. A large group of us had gone out all night (to the landing and strip clubs) and J and I were the only ones that were still up to hanging out afterwards. So, we went to breakfast at O.T. Hodge. A very special place to J and me.

13. Ed Debevic's in Chicago, Illinois - just a all-out fun place to eat. If you're into smart-arse remarks and dancing and singing while you eat, then Ed's is the place for you. We had the best time here (we go to Ed's every time we go to Chicago).

Guys, I'm aware that half of these restaurants are in other locations as well, but I am only choosing the ones that I have, personally, experienced. There are so many other restaurants that belong on this list, but I'd be here all night if I listed them all. As a matter of fact, I could probably come up with 13 favorite restaurants in Europe alone. Maybe next time.

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Lindsay said...

I dont know any of these... but I will see if I can remember them when i visit family is St. Louis next!
My TT is up!

Jane said...

I love Bahama Breeze. All this talk of restaurants makes me hungry!
My T13 is up, hope you will stop by.

Sanni said...

Thanks for sharing this yummy list - I hope I can visit the Hawaiian someday =)

Looking forward to the European edition =)

Happy TT from Germany,


Mike said...

I might have to visit Chicago and try one of these places. A good TT.

Skittles said...

Hmmm.. which one should I have you take me & Mike to if we ever come visit??? :)

Susan Helene Gottfried said...

Oh, man. Now I'm hungry. And I'd love to have a month to go look for that Mexican place in Oahu...

Happy TT!

Raggedy said...

Thanks for sharing your favorite eateries with us.
This is a good idea for a TT.
I am not sure I could come up with 13.
I enjoy going out to eat.
Have a wonderful Thursday
My TT is posted

JohnH985 said...

The only one we have down here is Chevys and I like to eat there.

My 13 is up.


Can't relate to any of these restaurants. We don't have them here.
Mine's up too.

Southern Girl said...

You've made me hungry! ;) Bahama Breeze is the only one I've heard of, but I've never been there. If I ever go, I'll have to have the Cuban in your honor.

Happy TT!

Chris said...

How I love Italian food...

You've made me hungry now!

Incog & Nito said...

mmm I'm hungry - great list!!

Sparky Duck said...

Bahama breeze is fave of mine as well, though the one in King of Prussia, not so good.

Dukes was very good, though I think the view helped. I dont remember the Hula Grill

Lindsey said...

Ah! You're making me hungry!!! Only 15 minutes to go until lunchtime.

Pen said...

Thanks for stopping by my TT!

Your list has made me hungry. We have (or had; not sure if it is still open) a Debevic's here. I was only there once it was GOOD & fun! I was at a similar place in Minnesota years ago called Froggie's. It was even better!

Thanks again for visiting my blog.

Amy Ruttan said...

Mmmm, it's almost my lunch time and those places sound yummy.

If you are ever in London, Ontario you must experience Joe Kool's for the weird atmosphere and Michael on the Thames for the singing waiter and Divine Cuisine.

Happy TT!

Trish said...

I don't think I could ever come up with 13 favourite restaurants.. We go out to dinner with friends every Saturday night, and we're always at a loss when it's time to decide where to go. :)

Happy TT!
Thanks for visiting mine!

Gina said...

Thanks for dropping by my T13! Hmm, I have a few friends in Chicago that I might visit someday. I will take note of those restaurants!
Ciao for now, I'm off to check the WtB site !

crpitt said...

Oh i am hungry now! but i have just made stew and dumplings, yummy.
Will check out that 'what the bloggy thing'

Starrlight said...

That was a tough read cause I am so hungry!

dawn said...

what a great idea for a TT.
Only one I know of is Bahama Breeze.

Happy TT