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The steak and eggs on acid is a house specialty and lives up to the billing.

The steak and eggs on acid is a house specialty and lives up to the billing.

In this episode, guest host Stephen Hernan and I pay a visit to Blue 13, a trendy, contemporary American restaurant located in River North, an easy distance from the Loop. Did the lobster pizza, steak and eggs on acid and pan seared scallops hit the spot? What missed the mark? Listen in to hear all about our latest dining adventure.

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Show Notes:
00:00 – 01:48 Where are we? A dungeon? A tattoo parlor? Let’s eat outside.
01:49 – 03:34 No Truffle mac and cheese, settling for lobster pizza, and Freudian slips
03:35 – 05:49 Steak and eggs on acid: a thing of beauty that’s tasty too
05:50 – 06:58 Scallops with pasta in the summer?
06:59 – 07:44 Pushing boundaries and seeking indulgence
07:45 – 11:19 Coffee and doughnuts for dessert, why size matters, and weirdness = fail
11:20 – 14:55 Once again, the moment of truth — ratings and sign-off

The scallops are done well and served with pasta, an odd combo for a summer dish.

The scallops are done well and served with pasta, an odd combo for a summer dish.

Blue 13
416 W Ontario St
Chicago, IL 60610

Bridget’s Blue 13 Ratings Steve’s Blue 13 Ratings
Food Quality 3 3
Value 3 3
Service 4 4
Ambiance 2 2
Overall 6 7

Average price per person: $50

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