Chick-Fil-A Schaumburg, IL

Chick-Fil-A
935 East Golf Road
Schaumburg, IL 60173
(847) 517 -1173
http://www.cfarestaurant.com/schaumburg/home


This location had its Grand Opening back on the 15th of September (2011).  I paid the place a visit this past Saturday, after a recommendation from two people. I ended up getting the chicken (breast meat) nuggets, as recommended by one of the employees. I chose to go with a lesser order of 8 nuggets.  With An order of either the Nuggets or Chick – n – strips (tenders) you can choose a dipping sauce. They have:

Buffalo, BBQ, Honey Mustard, Buttermilk Ranch, Chick-fil-A, Polynesian and Tomato ketup

While waiting for the order, I noticed just how packed the place was with customers. Good thing we decided to take our order to go.  I really liked the nuggets even without  any sauce. From the first bite to the very last.   The Polynesian sauce just helped to add more flavors.

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California Pizza Kitchen

California Pizza Kitchen
1550 East Golf Road
Schaumburg, IL
(847) 413 – 9200
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This place has a nice selection of pizzas to choose from. They offer both the regular and thin crust variety. After looking through the menu. I chose to have a Sicilian (thin crust) Pizza, as seen below.

Sicilian pizza CPK

Ham, Sausage, marinara, herbs and cheese. Even though it’s spicy, I found to be quite mild. I also tried a slice of  the Margherita pizza (no picture)  which had a very flavorful cheese on it.

It was busy the Friday night I ate there. This specific locations seems like it can accomidate a large number of customers. For those not in the mood for Pizza, there is Pasta, sandwiches, soups and salads. a Kids menu is also available.  I was quite stuffed by the time I finished my plate of pizza, so I didn’t have room to try anything off of the dessert menu.  I enjoyed the experience of eating there and would definitely go back at some point.


Oberweis Ice Cream

Oberweis Ice Cream & Dairy store
30 Roselle Road Schaumburg, IL 60193
(847) 534-0544
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The Ice Cream from here is very creamy and tasty. If a long line ever forms, it’s well worth the wait and the service staff are a friendly bunch. Some of the dine-in seating spots have Chess games  setup for you to play with as you enjoy your Ice Cream. I posted a tweet a while back that read:

Go in for the Ice Cream and leave with the milk.

This was right after I tasted the plain milk for the first time. It was just that good! There are other products to be found here, such as cakes, pies, shakes and even butter. I go there mostly for an order of 2 scoops of Cookies and Cream on a (dipped) chocolate  cone. If you have an Oberweis store near you, I high recommend that you stop by and pick up some Ice Cream at the very least.

-Tony


The RAM: Restaurant & Brewery

The RAM: Restaurant & Brewery
1901 McConnor Parkway
Schaumburg, IL 60173
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Another first time dining experience for me. Decided to go there before the lunchtime crowd and it made a difference since I didn’t have to wait that long to be seated.

Sat at a booth near a Giant flat screen TV and bar. The tables closer to the bar were reserved at the time for a fairly sizable party of people.  I had the Garlic Swiss burger with a side of house fries and beans.  It was very delicious and filling. The entire experience was a positive one. The service was good, the food was tasty but I didn’t have any room for dessert. Perhaps next time.

The real high point of the entire experience was actually the Rootbeer that I ordered for my beverage. That tall mug of rootbeer really had flavor and went down smooth.  I like my rootbeer (mainly A&W and IBC) but the one found at The RAM just took the top spot in my book.

Had a great time and will definitely go there again.

-Tony