Archive for April 2012

100 foods to eat before you die … and where to find them in Chicago: Honeycomb to Mimosa

100 foods to eat before you die … and where to find them in Chicago: Honeycomb to Mimosa
Once upon a time, somebody created “The Food List Challenge,” a selection of 100 foods and drinks that the author believed everyone should try before they die. I looked through the list recently and discovered there were many I had not tried – and some that I didn’t even know where I could try them... Read more »

100 foods to eat before you die … and where to find them in Chicago: Fugu to Heirloom Tomatoes

100 foods to eat before you die … and where to find them in Chicago: Fugu to Heirloom Tomatoes
Once upon a time, somebody created “The Food List Challenge,” a selection of 100 foods and drinks that the author believed everyone should try before they die. I looked through the list recently and discovered there were many I had not tried – and some that I didn’t even know where I could try them... Read more »

100 foods to eat before you die ... and where to find them in Chicago: Eel to Frogs' Legs

100 foods to eat before you die ... and where to find them in Chicago: Eel to Frogs' Legs
Once upon a time, somebody created “The Food List Challenge,” a selection of 100 foods and drinks that the author believed everyone should try before they die. I looked through the list recently and discovered there were many I had not tried – and some that I didn’t even know where I could try them... Read more »
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100 foods to eat before you die ... and where to find them in Chicago: Chitlins to Durian

100 foods to eat before you die ... and where to find them in Chicago: Chitlins to Durian
Once upon a time, somebody created “The Food List Challenge,” a selection of 100 foods and drinks that the author believed everyone should try before they die. I looked through the list recently and discovered there were many I had not tried – and some that I didn’t even know where I could try them... Read more »

100 foods to eat before you die ... and where to find them in Chicago: Black Pudding to Chile Relleno

100 foods to eat before you die ... and where to find them in Chicago: Black Pudding to Chile Relleno
Once upon a time, somebody created “The Food List Challenge,” a selection of 100 foods and drinks that the author believed everyone should try before they die. I looked through the list recently and discovered there were many I had not tried – and some that I didn’t even know where I could try them... Read more »

100 foods to eat before you die ... and where to find them in Chicago: Abalone to Biscuits and Gravy

100 foods to eat before you die ... and where to find them in Chicago: Abalone to Biscuits and Gravy
Once upon a time, somebody created “The Food List Challenge,” a selection of 100 foods and drinks that the author believed everyone should try before they die. I looked through the list recently and discovered there were many I had not tried – and some that I didn’t even know where I could try them... Read more »
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Aldermania: Meeting your Chicago alderman for the first time

Aldermania: Meeting your Chicago alderman for the first time
I met my alderman on Thursday for the first time since moving to Chicago when I attended an open meeting he held at my building. The alderman for my ward – the 46th – is James Cappleman. He seemed nice (what politician doesn’t at first?) and generally knowledgeable about the issues some of the residents... Read more »

Opening Day: Five writers and blogs you need to follow this Chicago Cubs season

Opening Day: Five writers and blogs you need to follow this Chicago Cubs season
Today is the “real” opening day of Major League Baseball and my Chicago Cubs start their season at 1:20 p.m. at home against Washington. (I won’t be at the game, but I will be milling about Wrigley.) As a Cubs fan, I’m also an avid reader of anything written about the Cubs and the following... Read more »

Five keys to success at Words With Friends

Five keys to success at Words With Friends
Like much of America, I play Words With Friends. And while I get beat just like everybody else, I have developed a few strategies that help put the odds in my favor a bit. Hopefully, these tips will be able to help you out, as well. 1. Stay close to your opponent – The key... Read more »
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