Tag: Restaurants

Family travel: Coming to terms with choosing to eat at chain restaurants

At home in Chicago, my husband and I are always on the search for new, local restaurants to eat at with our family. We seek out ones offering new ethnic cuisines. We seek out ones in new neighborhoods. We seek out ones with healthy, local fare on their menus. So, when we travel, we often... Read more »

The best pizza in Chicago - that even make New Yorkers happy

I’m married to a New Yorker who hails from Staten Island, home of some of the best Italian food in the country – at least according to my husband. While he loves Chicago, his home for more than 15 years, he still misses true New York-style pizza. To him, it’s the best-in-class standard for all... Read more »

Kid-Friendly Paris Parks, Playgrounds, Sites and Food

When I originally told people we were going to Paris with our two sons this summer, their reaction was usually a barrage of questions… Really? Why? Is it worth it? Will they even remember it? Are you crazy? Why not just go to “France” at Epcot? As you know from my previous post, we did... Read more »