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How to get Jews to Synagogue? Go to Church.

While I absolutely love writing about restaurants and healthy eating, I’ve been known to occasionally rant post about other topics as well. My latest – How to get Jews to Synagogue? Go to Church – has just been published here at the RJ.org blog!     Subscribe to Chewables Chicago! Just type your email address in the... Read more »

Our Collective Heartbreak and Tragedy: Sandy Hook

Our Collective Heartbreak and Tragedy: Sandy Hook
The news out of Newton, Connecticut is devastating and unimaginable. Most of the dead were children, between the ages of five and ten, with their whole lives ahead of them. My heart bleeds while at the same time I find my blood boiling with anger: not again. My own words fail me, so as I... Read more »

A Very Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving!  Hope you are sharing the day with loved ones and taking a moment to reflect. This year, I have so much to be thankful for….an amazing husband (we just celebrated our 1 year anniversary), the best friends and family, a job that I love, and the opportunity for some fabulous adventures. Of course,... Read more »
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Mea Culpa

I know, I know, I’ve been a terrible blogger. The worst. While I aim for at least two posts a week, I left you with none….for several weeks. I am so, so sorry. But let me explain. In the past few weeks I have spent only one full day at home in Chicago. Besides that,... Read more »

East Coast Peeps...Be Safe!

East Coast Peeps...Be Safe!
To all my friends and family, including my little sis in Manhattan without power and cousins in NJ, be safe, stay dry, and keep warm! Thinking of you!

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 »
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I, too, am now Despondent Season Two of Game of Thrones has Ended

I, too, am now Despondent Season Two of Game of Thrones has Ended
And now for a completely unrelated Chewables post. Last night the hubby and I finished the second season of Game of Thrones. We had come to the party late, just this past summer catching up on all of the episodes in a matter of months. Prior to watching the first episode, we were skeptical. A... Read more »
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