Archive for January 2014

Boats in the South Loop (Part 4)

Boats in the South Loop (Part 4)
So here it is a few degrees below zero and I’m looking out the window at my very own sailboat leaning up against my backyard fence in the South Loop that I won at one of the boat shows last year–that I still haven’t transported over to the yacht club that I also joined last... Read more »

Giordano's opens in the South Loop; out with the bad and in with the good

Giordano's opens in the South Loop; out with the bad and in with the good
Stuffed pizza stalwart Giordano’s had its grand opening last night in the South Loop.  Even though I swore I could never eat a morsel or drink a drop at the infamous location–1340 S. Michigan–that they decided to renovate into a very attractive restaurant, I changed my mind. The pizza was great, and so were the complimentary meatballs–and... Read more »

Rachel Ray, I got your free dishes (sans the food, of course)

Rachel Ray, I got your free dishes (sans the food, of course)
It was everything I could do, but I did it!  I got a free set of Rachael Ray dishes by saving little orange stamps the last few months at Jewel. I upped my spending at Jewel considerably, never stopping a single impulse buy.  Yes, Jewel knew what it was doing by offering a stamp for... Read more »
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