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Inspiration Kitchens

Inspiration Kitchens

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East Garfield Park, Chicago
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  • Has a stamp of approval from Time Out Chicago and Chicagoist
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  • Kailei C.
    "Loved the shrimp and grits and the poached pear pancakes."(2 Tips)
    Aviva A.
    "Everything I ate was amazing, fried green tomatoes to basil lemonade"(2 Tips)
    Judi M.
    "banana nut bread French toast"(2 Tips)
    Tony R.
    "Try the BLT sandwich for lunch, it is fabulous!"(3 Tips)
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  • basil lemonade
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  • Chicagoist
    ChicagoistJanuary 9, 2015
    This spot serves up some of the best food in the city and not just for the price. Try their omelets, gumbo, and daily pancake and French toast specials which round out the short but sweet brunch menu. Read more
  • Lucille F.
    Lucille FisherJune 20, 2015
    It truly lives up to its name! I love the concept! The food is excellent, though they ran out of their signature dishes when we went. Good reason to come back! Free parking is a plus.
  • Keith L.
    Keith LewisAugust 12, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    New drink on the menu to add to the basil lemonade -- some kind of watermelon mint thing. Quite good. BLT was heaven. Seriously. Never had a sandwich that I was actually sad to finish.
  • ISC C.
    ISC ChicagoMay 24, 2015
    The food is hit or miss, not as consistent as its sister restaurant in Uptown. It is a great cause and close to the Green line stop (conservatory), and there is parking.
  • Time Out Chicago
    Time Out ChicagoAugust 2, 2014
    The premise behind this stylish nonprofit restaurant is to serve as home base for a 12-week training program that gives fledgling cooks a way out of homelessness and poverty. Read more
  • Anne B.
    Anne B.September 27, 2014
    Awesome staff, delicious food, great mission. Try the quinoa burger or whatever they've got on special.
  • Steven V.
    Steven VanceNovember 17, 2015
    The pulled pork sandwich was better than the one from Pork Shoppe
  • Aviva A.
    Aviva AlterJune 10, 2011
    Everything I ate was amazing, fried green tomatoes to basil lemonade
  • Kailei C.
    Kailei CarrSeptember 3, 2011
    Loved the shrimp and grits and the poached pear pancakes.
  • Tracy T.
    Tracy TakacsJuly 21, 2013
    Crawfish Hash!! Yum!!
  • Judi M.
    Judi MyersFebruary 11, 2012
    Try the banana nut bread French toast: it's a Harry Met Sally experience
  • Tony R.
    Tony ReinertMay 27, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    Try the BLT sandwich for lunch, it is fabulous!
  • Ronald H.
    Ronald HilliardJanuary 26
    Shrimp and grits are awesome
  • Jessica M.
    Jessica MizaurSeptember 25, 2011
    Fannie recommends the watermelon aqua fresca. It's fantastic!
  • Alisa M.
    Alisa MSeptember 29, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    I just love the chicken n' waffles!
  • Daniel C.
    Daniel CieslikJune 21, 2015
    Happy Father's Day!
  • Lisa H.
    Lisa HamptonJuly 22, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    love this place...
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