Chicago is a truly exciting city. The people are incredible…generous and oh-so-neighborly; the architecture inspiring; and the food is simply delicious. It’s come a long way from Chicago dogs and deep-dish pizza. Nico Osteria is a perfect example of the city’s chic charm. Sublime pasta dishes like this one with mortadella, english peas, and parmigiano reggiano are out of this word. I’m already panning my return trip. Mmmmm….