Philly adventures: Day Two

After a first successful night in Philadelphia, we cobbled together an even better day on the second day. And heads up, it just gets better each day until we leave. It's not a trip to Philly without a philly cheesesteak, right? And instead of relying on a tourist magazine, or heavily researched food blog, we... Continue Reading →

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Philly adventures: Day One

I had the opportunity to head to Philly last week, and fell into successful food adventures every step of the way. Now that my hangover has worn off, and believe me it took a few days, I can resurface with a clear memory of amazing meals. Our first night, we headed to The Dandelion. Stumbling... Continue Reading →

Community Supported Pig

You can rarely list the good decisions you've after too many old-fashioneds. I'm fortunate to say, I can name two. The Community Supported Pig is one of them. And upon every pick up, as I gleefully walk away on clouds with a bag of goodies in hand, I think about the fateful night I was... Continue Reading →

Find Sub City

Maybe it's my joy of unearthing a hidden treasure, my love of carrying a single vessel of meats, cheeses and vegetables, or my upbringing with Joey Tribbiani- but my love of sub sandwiches is on a steep rise. I'd like to believe that every town has a great sandwich shop, but it's the ones that... Continue Reading →

Belly warming stops in Chicago

(Warning: this article contains A LOT of bitching about cold weather, but balances with food spots to remedy that.) My last trip to Chicago was so effing cold, I could barely huddle with strangers under the blue line heat lamps close enough. It was the kind of cold that makes you cry and freezes your... Continue Reading →

Chicago: The Aviary

Of course I've been obsessed with The Aviary, and every other Achatz culinary adventure since my visit to Alinea. Not just a cocktail lounge, this is a theatrical experience that will provide you with stories to share with friends for years to come. I don't consider myself a "one upper", but I have a few... Continue Reading →

Chicago: So.Much.Food.

After heading back to Chicago for the weekend it has confirmed one thing to me, I can't get enough of that damn city. While we attempted to sprinkle in a few more activities, it was mostly a four day binge on restaurants, bars, and great music. My next few posts will be dedicated to the... Continue Reading →

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