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Snookies Loses Lease, Closes This Sunday

dsc00918by Steven Doyle

In 1989 when Gene Street Jr. and Dace Street opened Snookies on Oak Lawn they most likely had no idea what an institution the bar would become. To this day they serve up one of the better chicken fried steaks in the old family Street tradition. It is with that in mind we pass on the news we received this past weekend that Snookies will be shutting their doors after 26 years this coming Sunday night.    Continue reading

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Eat Me: The Snookies Burger

DSC07438by Steven Doyle

In 1989 when Gene Street Jr. and Dace Street opened Snookies on Oak Lawn they most likely had no idea what an institution the bar would become. To this day they serve up one of the better chicken fried steaks in the old family Street tradition.

Checking in at Snookies recently with a hankering for one of their fine chicken fried steaks, a true plate hanger with a smooth and creamy gravy dotted with the appropriate amount of cracked black pepper, I was diverted by one of the long time staffers, Caroline Belfour who insisted I try out the burger. She waxed gingerly how the hand formed meat patty and all the accouterments were made in house. This included a special spicy sauce that should be doused into the catsup for an extra tang with the hand-cut fries. Continue reading

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Snookie’s Celebrates 25th Anniversary June 7th

DSC00918by Steven Doyle

Customer Appreciation will be the focus at Snookie’s Oaklawn’s 25th anniversary celebration on June 7th as they thank their customers for patronage throughout this year and over the course of the last 25 years.

On Saturday June 7th, Snookie’s Oaklawn is giving back to our customers with throwback drink and food specials from 11am to 2am with our Official 25 year Anniversary party featuring outdoor seating, a retro 80’s DJ and free swag.   Continue reading

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Snookies On Keller Springs Closes, Oak Lawn Location Receives Makeover

by Steven Doyle

In 1989 when Gene Street Jr. and Dace Street opened Snookies on Oak Lawn they most likely had no idea what an institution the bar would become. To this day they serve up one of the better chicken fried steaks in the old family Street tradition.

Recently the Streets announced the closure of the northern most location of Snookies on Keller Springs. A spokesperson for the company said that location had not been performing as it had in the past.         Continue reading

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