Posts tagged "Crab"

Coppervine Restaurant Chicago

Coppervine Restaurant Chicago
The concept of pairing food and wine or food and beer together during meals has been around for a long time, but Coppervine, a unique restaurant in the heart of Lincoln Park is taking it to a whole new level. Managing partner and sommelier Don Sritong, along with Chef David Wang have created a unique... Read more »

Borgne New Orleans

Borgne New Orleans
Before leaving for New Orleans I was sure to stalk as many menus as I possibly could, talk to everyone I know who’s ever been there, and brush up on the last season of Top Chef in order to stake out reservations at the best places. Going down for a wedding limited us to two... Read more »

mk Sunday Night Suppers

mk Sunday Night Suppers
Chicago is a city that likes to eat. In the past few years, it seems like every other week a new restaurant is opening, but that often means that somewhere else another one is closing. mk Restaurant located in the near-north neighborhood and owned by nationally acclaimed Chef Michael Kornick and his wife Lisa recently... Read more »
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Jellyfish Chicago-Sushi for Brunch!

If you’re a fan of pan-Asian cuisine and sushi any time of the day I’ve got the perfect new brunch place for you! Jellyfish, a Chicago celebrity hot spot is now offering brunch at their beautifully decorated gold coast restaurant. This year-old restaurant known for their creative sushi rolls and bright Asian flavors recently started... Read more »

Amuse Chicago: An Impressive Hotel Bar

Amuse Chicago: An Impressive Hotel Bar
Last week I was invited in to try out some new drinks and bites at Amuse, the bar/lounge of the Swissôtel in Chicago. I was pleased to say that the lounge’s décor and lobby placement didn’t make it as depressing as some of my other lone meals I’ve taken in hotel bars while traveling. This... Read more »

Crab and Quinoa Salad

Crab and Quinoa Salad
Yesterday I decided that all this rain we’ve been getting in Chicago marks the official start of spring, and thus the idea for this springy salad was born. I love this dish because it’s a full meal in a bowl. If you’re feeling hungry though, you could do what I did and pair some delicious... Read more »
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Lightly Fried Soft Shell Crabs

Lightly Fried Soft Shell Crabs
Soft shell crab season only lasts for a few months out of the year. Some years I miss it completely, but this year I was lucky enough to have it twice! Once, prepared at Hugo’s Frog Bar, one of my favorite restaurants in the city; and the second time I made it myself at home,... Read more »

The Beatles LOVE & STACK Las Vegas

The Beatles LOVE & STACK Las Vegas
For as long as I can remember I’ve always wanted to see a Cirque Du Soleil show, especially the Beatles LOVE. I’d viewed as many preview videos from these shows as I could online to get a feel for what it would be like to really be there, but rest assured the real thing is... Read more »