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March 21, 2011


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Hoe Kow was freqently mentioned over the years by long time all night WGN radio personality Eddie Schwartz.

Pete Lekousis

nice post, bill...
I saw the Sky-Hi many times, but never ate there. Hoe Kow was a chinese go-to, but I didn't know that it was a jewish family hangout. Wasn't Universal Bowling on Wabash?
I like the apt Baltic Ave. comparison.

Joan Chandler

The idea of the Cart was that they carved up great roast beef. It was good. Harrison was considered kind of seedy then. The Cart retained its high standards.
Joan Chandler

Joey G

What year did Hoe Kow move from Ohio St to Lake St?

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