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EJ's pizzeria in Skokie

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Has anyone heard about this place? They will be opening (supposedly) right next door to the new Rosenbloom's bookstore location on Gross Point Road and Church Street in Skokie.

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  1. They are now not scheduled to open until November or December.

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      1. we got pizza takeout and zucchini soup for lunch today. Fantastic. Might be the best kosher pizza I ever had. Certainly the best in Chicago. I'm glad they'll be open motzei shabbos. And I'm having a lunch date there tomorrow!

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        1. re: rachelb99

          Sounds delicious, I can't wait to go. I'll have to list them on www.jbizchicago.com

        2. Well I have made my second trip to EJ's and they continue to impress - I went on their opening day and things were a bit hectic but the food was outstanding - I had a slice of pizza and the onion soup to go both were excellent. Today I brought the family in for lunch - very busy which was nice to see. Tried two of their other soups - the potato zuchini and butternut squash - The Potato-Zuchini by far was the better soup - nicely flavored and seasoned. The Butternut Squash soup was just ok -did not really have a string squash flavor

          For mains - I had the veggie calzone and my wife has the veggie lasagna - both were excellent though the lasagna slice could have been larger - rounding out the mains were the macaroni and cheese also very good - could have used some hot sauce for my taste but my daughter enjoyed it and a slice of pizza which continues to be excellent.

          The functioning of the restaurant also has gotten better - when we walked in it was a balagan and I was worried on how the ordering would go - but we got into line and our order was taken promptly and we received out food with 5-10 minutes

          Definitely will be going back -

          1. EJ's is amazing! I've been twice over the last few weeks, and in that short span, the service improved dramatically. The food was amazing both times, although my second visit, this time with a number of coworkers who don't keep kosher, was particularly good. They raved about the food - fresh, served attractively, good portion sizes, well-seasoned, interesting selection - and all are scheming to find a time to hold a "meeting" there ASAP. The staff is friendly, flexible and fast, prices are reasonable, and the restaurant feels and looks clean and attractive. Bad points - too noisy, tables kind of close together, terrible parking situation. Nevertheless, I highly recommend EJ's, and I wish them much hatzlacha.