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Boar's Head Cafe Best Fast-Casual Restaurants in Chicago’s Loop 12 Nov - These days fast-casual restaurant offerings in The Loop are much more exciting than in years past. 
IFONLY: Curators of Unique Experiences 28 Oct -

IFONLY curates one of a kind experiences in some of the best cities in the world.

15 Minute Molletes-Mexican Open Faced Sandwiches 26 Oct - These no-fuss open-faced Mexican sandwiches or Molletes are easy to make and tasty!
Bon Appetit’s Chicago Gourmet: Rock the Fork 9 Oct -

The best of the best throughout the city show why Chicago is called the culinary capital of the United States.

An Evening at The Ashburn Restaurant 24 Sep -

The Ashburn, inspired by Chicago’s first flying field, serves Classic American Cuisine with a twist

Chicago Supper Club: Celebrating Local Farmers and Small Businesses 25 Jun -

Chicago Supper club is a farm-to-table pop-up dinner party that celebrates local farmers and small businesses of the Midwest.

Home Chef: Making Dinner at Home Exciting Again 7 May -

Not only do we look forward to eating at home these days; we’re enjoying cooking again!  How did we get here?!?

Chicago Restaurant Week Recap: Discovering New Favorites 23 Feb -

The 11th annual Chicago Restaurant week has come to an end; boy was it amazing!

Ivy’s Bohemia House: Preserving Family Food Traditions 11 Feb -

Ivy’s Bohemia House offers an eclectic from scratch menu in a cozy home-like setting in downtown Chesterton, Indiana

The Tipsy Housewife’s: Bean, Greens, and Proteins Recipe Challenge 30 Jan -

Chicago Chef April Lee AKA The Tipsy Housewife recently challenged me along with a group of other fabulous females to create a healthier recipe using ten ingredients or less. 

Choose Chicago’s First Bites Bash: A Foodies Paradise! 27 Jan -

Restaurant week officially got underway with the kickoff event First Bites Bash, held at Navy Pier's Grand Aon Ballroom.

The Berghoff Restaurant: Celebrating 120 Years 1 Jan -

What do you say about a restaurant that’s been in business over a century, surviving challenging periods in history such as prohibition, the great depression, World Wars, and the recession?

Carlyn Berghoff’s Shrimp Martinis 26 Dec -

After a tour of the Berghoff restaurant in Chicago, I was gifted with a cookbook containing a collection of the family's history and recipes.  A gift of motivation...

Stella V.ie Cafe: Unique Offerings With a Touch of Kentucky Pizzazz 16 Oct -

A welcome addition to the downtown Hammond food scene, Stella V.ie’s serves made from scratch foods with a bit of Kentucky pizzazz.

Clueless: Your Personalized Restaurant Matchmaker 29 Sep -

Clueless is a new app that will act as your restaurant matchmaker, assisting with dining choice overload and indecisiveness.

New Buffalo: Why This Small Resort Community Should be on Your Travel Radar! 20 Aug -

I begin this post as I’m sitting on the rooftop deck of the Marina Grand Hotel. I’m in a place of total peace and relaxation, and I’m grateful. 

The Riot Feast: A Unique Music Festival Restaurant Experience 13 Aug -

This year Riot Fest kicks off in Chicago's Douglas Park on September 15th.  The three-day independent music festival will attract well over 100,000

Terrace Room: Rustic Italian Food Memories in an Intimate Setting 21 Jun -

A hidden gem located inside New Buffalo’s Harbor Grand Hotel; Terrace Room offers rustic Italian fare in a beautifully styled intimate setting.  

DIVVY Diaries: New Experiences, New Favorites 8 May -

In my opinion DIVVY bikes are the best when it comes to exploring Chicago

Third Coast Spice Cafe: Consistently Good, Healthy Options 4 May -

Third Coast Café is a wise choice when you're looking for options in close proximity to the Indiana Dunes State Park and I-94.

FLUID Coffee Bar: A Coffee Experience 15 Mar -

FlUID Coffee Bar, located in downtown Valparaiso, is one of my favorites for a number of reasons; number one being the high-quality coffee they serve.

Simply Thalia: Healthy, Fresh, and Delicious 9 Mar -

Simply Thalia is a bistro lounge restaurant serving authentic Asian Fusion Cuisine with a twist.

Albano’s Pasta Shop: Simple, Focused, Rustic Italian 5 Feb -

My first experience with Albano's Pasta came about because of the glorious smells permeating the air!  I had to learn what was inside.

Best Grilled Cheese In Chicago 2017 22 Jan -

I am absolutely in love with cheese! So, I was very excited to attend Time Out Chicago's 2017 Grilled Cheese Meltdown event.

Craft House: Good Beer, Food, and Atmosphere 6 Jan -

My family, friends, and I frequent Craft House for various reasons.  If you ask my friend Matt, it's all about the beer.  He has become the beer connoisseur of our group, lol,