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The Slider Compromise

The Slider Compromise

I love sliders. Whether it’s the Krystal burgers of my college nights or White Castles over on Harlem Ave., there’s something about the...

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Red Mole Chicken Tacos

Red Mole Chicken Tacos

As a sort of counterbalance to last week’s 1980s Taco Box inspiration, this time around we’re going for a more traditional approach,...

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1980s Taco Night

1980s Taco Night

Chicago’s one of the best places to eat Mexican food on this side of the border. Tacos in Pilsen, tortas at Xoco, and lengua on Lawrence...

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Weeknight Tacos de Puerco

Weeknight Tacos de Puerco

It’s often difficult to get the motivation to make a dinner from scratch on a Tuesday night. It’s even more difficult to get flavor out...

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Thai Beef Skewers

Thai Beef Skewers

I am not the world’s biggest fan of kebabs, especially as they’re made in the backyards and on the wooden porches of our fair city. The...

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Steak Tartare: Man Up.

Steak Tartare: Man Up.

This came from last month’s Man B Que, and I believe it may be the only way to get away with not using the grill at a MEATing. And...

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The Big Kahuna Burger

The Big Kahuna Burger

This summer, Man B Que introduced food judging to the monthly MEATings, with the most popular dishes winning, variously, t-shirts, gift...

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Run to the Hills Chili

Run to the Hills Chili

Today’s offering is from Joey Grease, who knows damn well that adding a pound of bacon to any recipe is a foolproof way to succeed. Make...

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Molokai Tri Tip

Molokai Tri Tip

My first job out of college was at a tiny newspaper on a tiny island in Hawaii. Coming out of four years in the South, it was a huge...

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Burger Muffins

Burger Muffins

The April Man B Que was amazing for a number of reasons. The temperature finally reached what non-MBQers might call “grilling weather.”...

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Cuban Sandwiches on the Grill

Cuban Sandwiches on the Grill

Summer quickly approaches, and with it, dozens of opportunities to show your grilling skills. You need a new repertoire of said skills...

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