If it’s Tuesday, then you can look forward to International Nite at the Map Room. Every week they cater a different cuisine from area restaurants. Recent choices included Israeli from Taboun Grill , Costa Rican from Irazú, and Soul food from CJ’s Eatery.
Last week was Nigerian night and I got a plate loaded with rice & plantains, greens and ground beef in a pastry shell. In turns, it was greasy, spicy and bland, but went well with the two beers I had to buy to get the free food. Not to say that buying beer here is a problem, because it’s not — the selection is excellent. I quaffed the Metropolitan Flywheel Bright Lager which is on special this month for $4/pint and a Triple Karmeliet that they have on draft.
If you like good beer and want a chance to try ethnic cuisine on the cheap, Map Room should be on your list of places to try.
1949 N. Hoyne
Chicago, IL 60647