Posts in category "neighborhoods"

Max’s Wine Dive...Fried Chicken and Champagne

Max’s Wine Dive...Fried Chicken and Champagne
It seemed like every time I was stalking my favorite food photography and recipe site FoodGawker.com, advertisements for Max’s Wine Dive continually beckoned me to give it a try. After seeing a few more mouth-watering photos, this time from a fellow food blogger, I decided to check it out for myself. When we arrived on... Read more »

Step Up Woman's Network- Shine and Dine 2013

Getting to know one of the members of the Step Up Organization. Photo by Genevieve Shannon.
This past August was the second year I attended Shine and Dine in Chicago benefiting one of my favorite Chicago non-profits, Step Up Women’s Network. Step Up is a nonprofit membership organization now in its 15th year igniting women and girls to fulfill their potential by: creating and implementing impactful after-school and weekend programs that... Read more »

A Hidden French Gem: Bistro Voltaire

A Hidden French Gem: Bistro Voltaire
The folks at Bistro Voltaire reached out to me a while back to come by and be transported to Paris for an evening. For those of you who don’t know, besides Chicago, Paris is my favorite city in the world! Even though I spent a semester studying in London, there is just some “je ne... Read more »
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Chicago Food Planet Food Tours

Chicago Food Planet Food Tours
I’ve been waiting to write about this delightful experience until it got a little bit closer to spring so foodie fans would be able to eat their way through several Chicago neighborhoods while enjoying the weather and not freezing their butts off! Near the end of November, Chicago Food Planet Food Tours kindly invited me... Read more »