HB Home Bistro Chicago Bites Podcast #149

The Gouda tasting is generous & includes five-year aged, roomkaas, & raw cow’s milk.

The Gouda tasting is generous & includes five-year aged, roomkaas, & raw cow’s milk.

Tammy and I made our way to HB Home Bistro in Boy’s Town to take advantage of the $35 three-course Prix Fixe menu available on Wednesday nights. Did this neighborhood BYOB, where everyone knows your name and they’re always glad you came, manage to charm us both? Listen in to find out!

Chicago Bites (14.7 M)

Show Notes:
00:00 – 02:27 A neighborhood hot spot that’s a bit cliqueish?
02:28 – 03:06 The organic theme & T’s search for ‘over-processed, sugared crap’
03:07 – 03:42 A cheerful little spot with sayings on the wall that could come in handy
03:43 – 04:41 Lots of cheese with some left over
04:42 – 05:32 Generous potions inspire evil laughter & a story
05:33 – 06:53 Beet salad with truffle oil, & a testament to the depth of B’s truffle love
06:54 – 07:06 Mixed greens salad. Yum!
07:07 – 08:50 Main dishes — memories vs. the present
08:51 – 10:10 Dessert? Not so much
10:11 – 13:04 The atmosphere, chef, creativity & accessibility — taking it all to task
13:05 – 15:59 Ratings & sign-off

The Ho Ho, a homemade version of the Hostess snack cake, didn't live up to its billing.

The Ho Ho, a homemade version of the Hostess snack cake, didn't live up to its billing.

HB Home Bistro
3404 N Halsted St
Chicago, IL 60657
(773) 661-0299
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Bridget’s Ratings Tammy’s Ratings
Food Quality 3 2
Value 3 3
Service 3 2
Ambiance 3 2
Overall 5 3

Average price per person: $35

Related restaurants we’ve reviewed:
Chicago Diner
Jack’s on Halstead

Online buzz about HB Home Bistro:
Chicago Foodies
Chicago Reader
Metromix
Zagat

Want to chat about HB Home Bistro? Drop us a line on Twitter: @chicagobites.

Truffle fries. You can never have too much truffle I say!

Truffle fries. You can never have too much truffle I say!

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