Date:NOVEMBER 6, 2016 From 1 to 4 p.m. at Moonlight Studios, 1446 W. Kinzie Sample the amazing diversity of Chicago’s authentic ethnic restaurants, from home cooking to street food, at a one-of-a-kind gathering, with beer, wine and traditional dance performances Chicago has a wealth of traditional restaurants from all over the world, which you’ll hardly ever see … Continue reading FIRST-EVER “STRANGE” FOODS CHICAGO FESTIVAL NOV. 6th!

Complete list of Michelin Star rated Restaurants: 2016

I appreciate food in all its glory. Whether it's a hole in the wall Mexican taco shop or a Michelin Star rated restaurant. Before, my eating habits pretty much consisted of pulling up to the closest fast food or casual dining spot to fulfill my hunger. I was unfamiliar with what a Michelin rated restaurant was until I reached my … Continue reading Complete list of Michelin Star rated Restaurants: 2016

My 5 fave free things to do in Chicago

I can't believe it's almost been 3.5 years since I've lived in Chicago! Yet, even though I consider myself a "Chicagoan", I know for a fact that there is still so much more of Chicago that I haven't experienced. This ranges from trying food, checking out museums, walking through neighborhoods, watching shows, to attending Chicago specific events. As I continue … Continue reading My 5 fave free things to do in Chicago

Wild for Wild Garden!

I have a by-choice diet of just poultry and fish. I haven't really consumed any red or pink meat (aka pork) in over 8 years! Though I must agree some dishes are much tastier when cooked with beef or pork, a lot of it has to do with the fact that certain sauces/marinades are made particularly for that protein. All … Continue reading Wild for Wild Garden!

Deals that make me squeal!

Who doesn't love discounts, sales, or free things?! I'll be honest, I live for discounts, sales, and free things! I come from a humble background. My parents are refugees from Vietnam who came to the U.S. with not even a penny to their name. I grew up in a large family with 5 other siblings! We lived a … Continue reading Deals that make me squeal!

Finishing Off Strong

With 81 days left of 2016, I seriously need to get my act together! Every year I set goals for myself to accomplish. This year in particular, I was determined to make this my ultimate health and fitness year. I started off strong, going to the gym 4-5x a week, meal prep game was v … Continue reading Finishing Off Strong