Restaurants

Tue, 09/06/2011
Can you believe it's already September?! This summer has certainly flown by for me and I'm pretty sure I'm not alone. Before  the summer ends, I wanted to share this fun culinary tour I hosted in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. After an unseasonably hot and humid September start, I would have loved to revisit all these place for some...
Mon, 08/08/2011
Figs were once deemed the most hated fruit in the U.S.... how could that be? Perhaps this was due to the  lack of knowledge of figs in general. But I for one love figs and this year happens to be the Year of the Fig!  It's the Year of the Fig and the start of the California fresh fig season and to celebrate, I joined the...
Thu, 07/14/2011
About 40 businesses in Chicago’s Andersonville neighborhood are participating this week in the North Side neighborhood’s Green Week festivities. Local retailers, restaurants, and other businesses in the area are organizing, sponsoring and running many of the 50-plus events and activities taking place July 12-18. Events include local chefs...
Tue, 07/12/2011
     Oh, how I love Chicago. This city is just full of culinary adventures and not too long ago, I went on a delicious one with fellow food bloggers. Thanks to my friends at Bertolli and Zocalo, we had a fabulous time learning and tasting our way through Chicago's hidden Italy. With seven Chicago-area food bloggers ready with...
Fri, 06/24/2011
     It has become a rite of passage for a generation of Chicagoans.  I remember the days of my teenaged youth when this time of year meant one thing: an El trip downtown to the Taste of Chicago.  Fireworks on the 3rd of July was a big part of the excitement surrounding the taste as well, but sadly that yearly event...
Wed, 06/22/2011
      East Lakeview is a golden pavilion of magnificent food that serves as a reminder to any out of towner that their city sucks in regards to food compared to Chicago. Sure, New York may claim to win despite having over triple the population to serve, but let us say this writer is biased. With that being said, Lakeview...