Posts in category "Restaurants"

A Vegetarian's Mac & Cheese Fest

This past Saturday, the first official Mac & Cheese Fest in Chicago surely delivered for this vegetarian. I rolled out of there stuffed to the gills, barely coherent and yearning to pass out on my couch…..kinda like that uncomfortable and painfully stuffed feeling you have after Thanksgiving dinner. When I had bought my ticket, I... Read more »

Noodles & Company is a sure hit for vegetarians AND vegans!

Noodles & Company is a sure hit for vegetarians AND vegans!
I won’t lie that I had only been to a Noodles & Company once before for a rushed lunch during a work trip. All I remember was taking multiple phone calls on my charging Blackberry and forcing large gobs of noodles and veggies down my throat while thinking to myself “Hmmmm, this taste pretty darn... Read more »

My problems with salad

If you’ve read my last few posts, you’ll have seen me mention how much I hate being relegated to salad for any meal whenever I’m dining out. I’m sure you’re wondering “Why? What’s so bad about salad?” I’m sure you’re especially asking considering that I’m a vegetarian. “If you’re not eating salad then what are... Read more »
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Pancakes on Wheels? Babycakes, It's Chicago's Newest Food Truck!

Pancakes on Wheels? Babycakes, It's Chicago's Newest Food Truck!
They say when looking for something, sometimes it’s right at home and even under your very own nose. That literally was the case when I stumbled across the topic for this post. There have been multiple evenings that I have returned home to my upstairs unit from a rigorous and grueling workout to the fragrant... Read more »

Tasty Travels: Araka in St. Louis

While visiting St. Louis for work , I knew I wanted to take time to explore what vegetarian restaurant options the city might be hiding. After investigating online and perusing several menus, I decided upon Araka located in downtown Clayton in Carondelet Plaza. Additionally, I absolutely could not leave without catching up with my dear... Read more »

Chef Takashi Yagihashi's Noodles are Made for Slurping

Chef Takashi Yagihashi's Noodles are Made for Slurping
Ramen noodles often tend to get a bad rap, namely due to the fact that the ramen found in the aisles of our local grocery stores are a far cry from the real thing….and probably also a far cry from anything that we should be ingesting for any nutritional purpose. Who doesn’t remember the college... Read more »
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