Archive for May 2013

Healthy Eating in Vietnam

Healthy Eating in Vietnam
I just returned from the trip of a lifetime in Southeast Asia, including some time in Vietnam. And let me tell you, Vietnam is totally a healthy eating nut’s dream. There are the freshest of fruits and vegetables everywhere, and, even better, the Vietnamese are not shy about incorporating these ingredients into their dishes and... Read more »

Ombra: A Neighborhood Gem Serving Fine Northern Italian Cucina

Ombra: A Neighborhood Gem Serving Fine Northern Italian Cucina
While great Italian restaurants seem nearly ubiquitous in Chicago, great Italian restaurants serving food from the Tre Venezie region (think Verona and Venice) are not. Fortunately for us, there’s Ombra, the Andersonville restaurant serving delectable dishes inspired by Northern Italian flavors. Every last detail of the restaurant is thoughtfully executed without being fussy. The salvaged... Read more »