Archive for October 2015

A Pumpkin Pie Recipe

A Pumpkin Pie Recipe
For the last several years my family has been traveling for Thanksgiving and eating at hotels for the Thursday feast, so we haven’t been able to bake our favorite recipes. Though I don’t love everything on the table at T-Giving, pumpkin pie is in my top 3. I have always wanted to prepare a pumpkin... Read more »

Bang Bang Pie Shop

Bang Bang Pie Shop
I never knew a pie shop could be so peaceful, so full of zen, until I sat on the patio at Bang Bang. The shop is somewhat hidden, nestled by its lonesome on California Ave. in Logan Square, and once you arrive it is pure bliss. There are a handful of chairs indoors and a... Read more »

A Table for Two, at Two?

A Table for Two, at Two?
I can’t remember a time when I dined at a restaurant with a menu where I nearly wanted to try everything on it, and I left feeling incredibly unsatisfied. Last night I went out to celebrate something I have been working toward for quite some time now, and it is finally happening. I was intrigued... Read more »
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Wyler Road: A Place to Sandwich and More

Wyler Road: A Place to Sandwich and More
I walked into Wyler Road last Saturday for lunch with a smile, that just kept growing. It was a beautiful fall day and I was ready to sandwich. The atmosphere is pleasant, it puts you at ease right from the start. With seating both indoors and outdoors, I opted to belly up to the bar... Read more »

Where to Dine in October...If You're a Sox Fan

Where to Dine in October...If You're a Sox Fan
Wednesday night was both good and bad, for me. It was a good night in the sense that my softball team won our final game and are undefeated for the season. We are now heading into playoffs next week, hopefully on our way to winning the championship game. The ‘bad’ part of the evening was... Read more »

Nico Osteria is a YES

Nico Osteria is a YES
I knew I was going to like Nico. And not just like it, love it. I have been wanting to dine here since it opened nearly two years ago, and I finally made it to Nico on Monday, for lunch, with my Dad. The L-shaped dining room is perfectly decorated, with subtle colors, mixed seating... Read more »
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