Archive for October 2014

Pesto Spaghetti Squash with Roasted Tomatoes

Pesto Spaghetti Squash with Roasted Tomatoes
Three years ago I spent an afternoon at a pumpkin patch. After partaking in typical activities like picking out the perfect pumpkin, going on a hayride and running through a haunted house (not my favorite), I wanted to take home something to make in addition to a pumpkin. Having never made spaghetti squash before I... Read more »

Bistrot Zinc Continues to Impress After 16 years

Bistrot Zinc Continues to Impress After 16 years
Everything about Bistrot Zinc exudes Parisian flare. The atmosphere is perfect with tiled floors, petite intimate tables, long leather banquettes, dim lighting, inviting wood bar, and handsome windows facing the street. I adore the front windows and love the row of petite tables that are adjacent, arguably one of the best seats in the house.... Read more »

Embrace Fall with Pumpkin Sage Ravioli

Embrace Fall with Pumpkin Sage Ravioli
If you love pumpkin spiced lattes, crave pumpkin pie more than just once a year, daydream about all the fall treats you can make that incorporate pumpkins and even love carving pumpkins, this recipe will become a fall favorite, a perfect addition to the season. I adore pumpkins. I like wandering through a pumpkin patch,... Read more »
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Parachute Lands Perfectly

Parachute Lands Perfectly
At first glance, the exterior is somewhat subtle, and even upon entering, it is a very casual and simple place that oozes a vibe of almost like dining at someones home with communal tables and a dozen old radios hung on one wall. And once you inhale you can tell there are great happenings in... Read more »

BoHo House attempts to bring Czech Cuisine to River North

I traveled to Vienna a few years ago, and ate weiner schnitzel at least once a day, I couldn’t resist. There were times when I even contemplated having it twice in one day. When I first learned of a restaurant opening in Chicago’s River North serving Czech cuisine, with schnitzel on the menu, I was... Read more »