Tag: eating

Supper In The Suburbs: Roka Akor

Supper In The Suburbs: Roka Akor
Roka Akor is a trendy Japanese restaurant with an impressive menu of sushi, steaks and Asian-fusion dishes. While it’s been open in (I still call it) Old Orchard for a while, I finally made the trip over last weekend. I’m sorry I waited so long! It was the perfect Saturday night date night restaurant, and... Read more »

Taste Test Tuesday #4: Healthy Sweet n Sour Chicken (under 350 calories!)

Taste Test Tuesday #4: Healthy Sweet n Sour Chicken (under 350 calories!)
Growing up, my sole go-to meal when ordering out from Chinese restaurants was Sweet n Sour Chicken. I’ve got a huge sweet tooth (as if you couldn’t tell, from all my baking recipes!) and anytime I can order something sweet as my main meal, I’m gonna go for it. I didn’t pay much attention to... Read more »

Taste Test Tuesday #3: Skinny Chocolate Muffins

Taste Test Tuesday #3: Skinny Chocolate Muffins
It’s always a bit promising when something has the word “skinny” in the title, right? It is to me. I’m always looking for healthy/healthier ways to still get to indulge a bit, without all the guilt. These muffins are quick and easy, and definitely a healthier way to give in to your sweet tooth! Ingredients... Read more »
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Taste Test Tuesday #2: Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Taste Test Tuesday #2: Chocolate Crinkle Cookies
OMG. You guys. I do a LOT of baking. I’ve found that baking is a huge stress reliever for me – and while I’m baking, I’m already excited to share what I’m making with people. Out of everything that I’ve been baking lately, these have got to be the absolute best. I’m telling you –... Read more »

LuLu's Dim Sum Reopens in Evanston

LuLu's Dim Sum Reopens in Evanston
Fans of LuLu’s have undoubtedly been waiting for this, for three long years. After closing in 2013 after two decades (and two¬†locations), LuLu’s opened back up in a third location on Monday, December 19th. I had the chance to have dinner there Wednesday night, and couldn’t be happier to have this longtime favorite back open... Read more »