Archive for January 2016

Chicago Restaurant Week: My Top 5 Picks

Chicago Restaurant Week: My Top 5 Picks
Chicago’s restaurant week first began in 2008 and had a small amount of restaurants who participated. This year, just 8 years later, restaurant week will be nearly 2 weeks long, January 22nd – February 4th, and has more than 300 restaurants participating. During restaurant week restaurants can offer lunch for $22 or a three-course dinner... Read more »

Kings Bowl Lincoln Park is a Bowling Alley and Beyond

Kings Bowl Lincoln Park is a Bowling Alley and Beyond
When I first walked into Kings, located in Lincoln Park’s NewCity my eyes were wandering. I’m not sure if it was because I was first greeted by a pizza joint (Max & Leo’s), armed with a coal-fired pizza oven or because I then encountered one of the largest bars in Chicago or perhaps it was... Read more »

Monday Recipes: Turkey Burgers

Monday Recipes: Turkey Burgers
Happy Bachelor Monday all! I have entered a pool at work, so now my Monday’s have gotten even more interesting. We each picked 5 of the women to either win in the end and/or create the most drama. You get points for typical phrases like, ‘let me steal him away,’ ‘I’m here for the right... Read more »
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Monday Recipes: Light Chicken Marsala

Monday Recipes: Light Chicken Marsala
It’s finally Monday, which means, the Bachelor is back! The premiere last week did not disappoint and was full of drama, thanks to Lace. Ben is certainly going to have his hands full with this group of women. This Monday I am keeping things light with chicken marsala. This recipe is inspired by the Skinny-Taste... Read more »

The Hot List: January's Top 5

The Hot List: January's Top 5
Each month I compile a must-try list of those new to the restaurant scene in Chicago and those establishments that have been around a little longer. Below are my top 5 for this month, the most intriguing being Mortar & Pestle and the one that I simply can’t wait any longer, High Five Ramen. 1.... Read more »

5 Places to Visit in London

5 Places to Visit in London
Last week I had the most incredible time exploring London. It was a lovely week for so many reasons: a vacation, spending time with family, exploring the city, eating British pies, and sipping a London beer at a local pub. In between seeing the sites and taking a trip to Stone Henge, I stepped into... Read more »
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Monday Recipes: Lemon Chicken

Monday Recipes: Lemon Chicken
The day has finally come! Tonight is the Bachelor premiere. Being a loyal fan I am excited to watch this season and see if Ben ‘finds love.’ I can’t wait for the drama that is to come and Chris Harrison to announce when there is one rose remaining in each ceremony, in case any one... Read more »