East Lake Checklist
The East Lake Checklist completes its 91-restaurant tour from 35W to the Mississippi River with visits to El Norteno, the Bungalow Club, Savory Bake House, and more.
From fish and chips at Merlin’s Rest to peanut butter and jelly fries at Peppers and Fries to a turmeric latte at Blue Moon, the East Lake Checklist forges ever eastward.
The East Lake Checklist sweeps up some high-profile spots including Himalayan Restaurant, Town Talk Diner, and more. Plus: Thai rolled ice cream!
We get cultural whiplash on East Lake Street as we bounce from Japan (Midori’s Floating World) to East Africa (African Paradise) to Mexico (Nuevo Rodeo) and beyond.
From the grand insanity of the hundreds-plus item Teppanyaki Grill to the so-quiet-we-weren’t-sure-if-it-was-open atmosphere of Abi’s Cafe, East Lake Street contains many different looks.