Author Archive for Jake Jordan

Party in das streets

Lederhosen? Bratwurst? German flags, Bavarian costumes, and steins?

Nope. The Hyde Park Oktoberfest on Saturday, October 9th was German in name only. Though there were pumpkins, corn stalk decorations, and a beer garden, the festival on 53rd Street was anything but traditional.

Testicles, Warrior Style

It was only after dinner, when we had stepped out of the restaurant and onto a bustling section of Cermak in Little Village, that it really sunk in. “So…” I said, turning to my friends. “I just ate some testicles.”…