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Grilled Pork Bahn Mi

Grilled Pork Bahn Mi

The bahn mi sandwich is one of the greatest benefits of living in Chicago. At less than $5, it’s one of the cheapest, most satisfying...

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Carnitas Diablos

Carnitas Diablos

Ever play a side-scroller on Nintendo and die juuuuust as you think you’re home free to the end of the level? This happened during May’s...

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Coconut Wings with Peanut Sauce

Coconut Wings with Peanut Sauce

Today’s recipe comes from Death Toll Scholl, who served these Asian-inspired wings at the May 2012 Man B Que. They prove definitely that...

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Bar Snack Beer Cheese

Bar Snack Beer Cheese

It might be shocking to we Chicagoans of the present, but for most of recorded urban history, “bar food” was a pejorative term. Back in...

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Take-Out Chicken Recipe

Take-Out Chicken Recipe

“NO! BAD FOOD BLOGGER. USE FIRE!”

As boring as rote as your typical Chinese takeout menu is, there’s actually a lot of interesting...

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Bacon Bourbon Ice Cream Recipe

Bacon Bourbon Ice Cream Recipe

In Chicago, if it’s warmer than 30 degrees we think it’s hot outside. So when we Manbque member Justin Barg (aka GRUNGE!) showed up with...

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Red Enchiladas

Red Enchiladas

Enchiladas are nobody’s first choice at Don Tequila’s Americanized Taqueria, and that’s quite the shame. Long a dumping ground for...

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Loco Moco

Loco Moco

Once upon a time, I lived in Hawaii. While the eventual island fever brought me back to Chicago’s loving, wintry embrace, I never forgot...

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Homemade Bacon Vodka Recipe

Homemade Bacon Vodka Recipe

As you finish off your day at work the only thing on your mind is, “hmmm, HOW DO I MAKE BACON VODKA?”
Well, let Manbque show...

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Six Easy Super Bowl Foods

Six Easy Super Bowl Foods

When the hated New England Patriots are vying for the NFL championship against the Tom Coughlin-led New York Giants, the only thing to...

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Dark Matter Bacon Bars

Dark Matter Bacon Bars

The holidays are over, but their ridiculously rich legacy lives on in this ingot of a dessert. Sometime around reading the seventeenth...

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The $11 Burger

The $11 Burger

Once upon a time, you could get a decent burger at the most modest lunch counters or greasy diners. Now that frozen pre-made patties...

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