I’ve always loved ordering sesame noodles at Chinese restaurants; they’re usually my favorite part of the meal. For as long as I can remember I’ve been ordering an appetizer portion of them, asking for them to be served hot (they come cold normally) and eating them with lots of chili oil for extra flavor.
I came across this story from Cosmo recently and immediately related to it. There’s no doubt about it – I love trying new restaurants more than just about anything else. I’ve always been that way and it has only intensified since I moved to Chicago. There are so many incredible restaurants here and we just keep getting more and more options.
I had heard a lot of great things about Charlatan, a new Italian eatery in West Town, and was super excited to try it. Did it live up to my expectations? Read on for the answer.