Thursday, November 8, 2012
A few weeks ago, we asked Homewood and Flossmoor residents to provide suggestions for Just Turkey Restaurant located at Ridge Road and Halsted Street. Now, owner Brian Latman responds with a special message to Patch readers.
A few weeks ago, Patch asked residents for suggestions on how to help the delectible, but struggling restaurant Just Turkey located at 17947 Halsted Street. Since then, many of you provided advice in our comments section, and owner Brian Latman has been carefully listening. In fact, the long time Homewood residents has already implemented changes based on Patch reader suggestions including. Some include: As a gesture of appreciation for the feedback, Latman says he'll provide a meal on the house to all the original Patch readers who left a comment (he says he knows who you are, but we'll verify in the event of a dispute). New Faces Latman says he's seen a modest increase in business since the Suggestion Box post went live—including many …
Monday, July 25, 2011
Brian Latman, the owner of Homewood's Just Turkey, tells us why we should give his joint a chance.
Chicagoans are known for their love of italian beef, ribs and hot dogs, but turkey? Just Turkey Owner Brian Latman explains what's so exciting about the new trend: I chose Just Turkey because it is a new concept in the food industry. I can drive up and down the street and find burgers, hot dogs, chicken—but to find a location with only turkey products is impossible. Many customers are looking for an alternative from pork and Just Turkey provides that alternative. Just Turkey is also a healthier choice. Have you always been interested in the restaurant business? What inspired you? I was always interested in doing something where I can be my own boss. I currently sell food and paper products to about 50 restaurants so I knew a lot of the …
Thursday, May 12, 2011
Barbeque season is upon us! Check out these local hot spots for the best places to picnic this summer.
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Thursday, May 12, 2011
Izaak Walton Preserve has it all. 193 acres of trails and lakes, this is the place to go for all your outdoor recreational desires. When the kids need to cool off this summer, head over to the Millennium Park Splash Pad. There is a five dollar fee for non-residents, but residents are free. Right across the way is a sheltered picnic area; it’s the perfect place to eat and play. Apollo Park is equipped with sand volleyball courts, a playground, ball fields and tennis courts. They also have a great picnic area with barbeque grills. If you’re an avid bike rider, check out Glenwood’s Sweet Woods Forest Preserve. There are many picnic tables and picturesque places to eat in this wooded retreat. Enjoy a picnic at Irons Oaks and make sure to …