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David C. Lubin
David C. Lubin

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Personal Interests:
International Travel, Politics, Exploring Diverse Neighborhoods, Basketball, Tennis, Hiking, Culinary Arts, Performing Arts (esp. Lyric Opera of Chicago), Real Estate, Entrepreneurship

 

Selected Entrepreneurial Experience:

  • University CoWork- incubation/entrepreneurship & writing/creativity/productivity center
  • Hyde Park Luxury- financial consulting & real estate firm
  • Stock/options/day-trading (college; grew my "summer earnings" exponentially)
  • Software/Point-of-Sale systems design (high school)
  • Curb address painting business (elementary school)
  • Resale of mechanical pencils (third grade)

 

Community Service:

  • Make-A-Wish Foundation
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Tutor/Mentor at local schools



Study/Work/Research Abroad:

  • Chengdu, China
  • Guadalajara, Mexico
  • Hong Kong, China

 

Favorite Chicago Restaurants:*

  • Girl & The Goat - pig face, roasted cauliflower
  • Shokran Moroccan
  • The Purple Pig 
  • Next / Roister
  • Elizabeth Restaurant

Asian:

  • High Five Ramen
  • Ed's Potsticker House - Xiaolongbao/Shanghai-style soup dumplings, cumin lamb with bone
  • Parachute
  • Phoenix (Dim Sum)
  • MingHin (Cantonese)
  • Joy Yee - mango/strawberry smoothie (NOT the food)

Italian:

  • Spiaggia - upscale, creative
  • Eataly - senses-pleasing emporium

Latin:

  • Birrieria Zaragoza - authentic Jalisco-style Birria
  • Bien Trucha 
  • Irazu Costa Rican - oatmeal shake, steak casado
  • Big Star
  • Carnitas Uruapan
Sen Sushi - Sashimi Deluxe

Sushi:

  • Toro - creative rolls
  • Sen - freshest sashimi
  • Momotaro - upscale

Honorable Mentions:

  • Anmol BBQ, Argo Georgian Bakery, Boka, Fogo de Chão, Gibson's, Greek Islands, Green Street Meats, Kuma's Corner (@Belmont), Little Bucharest Bistro, Maude's, Meli Cafe, m.Henry, Mike Ditka's, Old Lyiv (borscht), Ras Dashen Ethiopian, The Aviary
Hot Doug's

RIP: Hot Doug's, Edna's, Marche, Next's El Bulli & The Hunt

To Try: Alinia, Grace, Schwa

Non-Chicago Favorites:

  • Elizabeth on 37th - Savannah, Georgia
  • Lechonera Los Pinos - Guavate/Cayey, Puerto Rico
  • Pizzeria Bianco - Phoenix, Arizona
  • Tacos El Gordo - Chula Vista, California
  • 3 Floyds Brewing Co - Munster, Indiana
  • Zingerman's - Ann Arbor, Michigan

 

*Restaurants change and I sadly cannot keep up with all of them (e.g. past favorite Avec took a turn for the worst).

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