Oooh Wee! It Is! Hits Hyde Park

This one is for my fellow flavor travelers. It’s time to fasten your seatbelts because there is a food place in Hyde Park. Oooh Wee It Is!, the culinary sensation making waves with its “soul food with a twist,” is setting up shop in Hyde Park, and it’s not just a restaurant; it’s an experience. So, what’s the hype, you ask? Let me take you on a journey through the soulful corridors of this Chicago gem.

About the Place:

Address: 33 E 83rd St| Chicago, IL

Phone: 872-244-750


The Vibe:

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When you step into Oooh Wee It Is! And suddenly, you’re not in a restaurant; you’re in a haven of good vibes, great tunes, and, oh yes, swings! Who needs chairs when you can swing your way through a meal? It’s not just about the food; it’s an immersive experience. The staff isn’t just friendly; they’re the kind of folks who make you feel like you’re at a family gathering. And the owner, Mark Walker? He’s not just serving up dishes; he’s serving up happiness and love on every plate.

Meet the Maestro – Mark Walker:

Now, let’s talk about the culinary wizard behind this flavor haven. Mark Walker, the man with a mission – to spread joy through the universal language of fantastic food. Oooh Wee It proudly stands as a Black-owned establishment, a testament to the celebration of diversity and community through the art of soulful cooking.

The Menu Speaks Your Soul:

Alright, let’s dive into the main event – the menu. It’s not just a list of dishes; it’s a symphony of flavors from the Southern kitchen. Lobster rolls that redefine seafood indulgence, wings that’ll have you questioning every other wing joint in the city, and mashed potatoes that might just bring a tear to your eye. And don’t even get me started on the cornbread cake – it’s legendary.

Top Picks – A Foodie’s Delight:

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  1. Pot Roast Cupcakes 

These aren’t your grandma’s cupcakes; they’re a culinary masterpiece. They are slow-cooked pot roast, gravy, cheese, and a buttery mashed potato “frosting” that’s basically heaven in a cup. And are served at a generous portion of joy.

  1. Hennessy Wings 

Hennessy glaze on chicken wings? Yes, please! Paired with mac ‘n’ cheese and cornbread, it’s a flavor journey that won’t burn a hole in your pocket. Tender, juicy, and with a hint of sweetness, it’s a steal.

  1. Caramel Cake 

Dessert time, and oh boy, it’s a showstopper. Moist yellow cake, creamy caramel frosting, and a drizzle of caramel sauce. It’s the sweet ending you deserve, it’s practically a gift to your taste buds.

Why Hyde Park?

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Now, you might wonder why Hyde Park? Mark Walker wanted to extend the love to yet another predominantly Black neighborhood. With vibrant posters adorning every nook, swings instead of mundane chairs, and an atmosphere that refuses to be dull, Oooh Wee! It Is! is here to make Hyde Park the ultimate destination for those craving soulful delights.

In Conclusion:

Hyde Park gears up for a flavor extravaganza because Oooh Wee! It Is! isn’t just a restaurant; it’s a vibe, a feast, and a whole mood. Mark your calendars, assemble your crew, bring your appetite, and let the soulful feast at Oooh Wee It Is! begin!

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