Archive for September 2012

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I love blogging about food on Chewables. It’s an ideal combination of some of my favorite things: food, eating out, being healthy, and writing. Having my own blog has also introduced me to the robust world that is the blogosphere, and over the past year and a half of blogging, I’ve become a bit of... Read more »

Up On a Roof at Homestead

Up On a Roof at Homestead
After my disappointing experience at Volo (see that post here), my faith in outdoor eating has been restored through the likes of Homestead on the Roof, an indoor/outdoor rooftop restaurant on top of the restaurant Roots, in West Town. While farm to table is undoubtedly the “in” menu du jour, Homestead truly practices what it... Read more »

Top 10 Reasons Chicagoans Should Visit Quebec

Top 10 Reasons Chicagoans Should Visit Quebec
This past week I fell in love with Quebec on an extended Labor Day holiday with the hubby. We started in Montreal, spent a few days relaxing and hiking in Mont Tremblant, and finished our trip in Quebec City. Who knew (apparently not me) our neighbor to the north was so amazing? Here are the... Read more »
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Asparagus and Leek Soup (or Good Food for After a Root Canal)

Asparagus and Leek Soup (or Good Food for After a Root Canal)
The hubby had to get a root canal (poor pookie) the day after we returned home from vacation (more on that later). Since I find few foods more comforting – or easy to eat – than soup, to make him feel better I whipped up this super easy and super healthy asparagus and leek soup.... Read more »