18 North
Chicago Bites Podcast #60

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The Crab Cakes are a house specialty at 18 North.

The Crab Cakes are a house specialty at 18 North.

18 North is housed in a rehabbed Catholic Church in the charming town of St. Charles. The owner’s husband was sure to clarify when we made reservations that the restaurant is located on Fourth Street not Fourth Avenue. That’s because there’s a traditional Catholic Church on Fourth Avenue, and occasionally hungry restaurant goers have wandered into Mass looking for a gourmet meal. We managed to find our way to the dinner table, but did we find ambrosia?

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Show Notes:
00:00 – 02:11 Eatin’ and drinkin’ in a church
02:12 – 05:09 Muscles and meat bliss
05:10 – 06:53 Canned pears and seafood abuse
06:54 – 08:28 Honesty with wait staff? That is the question
08:29 – 11:44 Fried spinach, potential greatness, and food snobbery
11:45 – 12:29 Bananas Foster temptation and cupcake surprises
12:30 – 13:27 Wrap-up and sign-off

18 North
18 N. 4th Street
St. Charles, IL

Bridget rates 18 North 5/10
Tammy rates 18 North 3/10

Tammy's overcooked tuna.

Tammy's overcooked tuna.