Support Local Businesses: How Portage Park is on a come up thanks to Col-lec-tiv Pop Up Shop!

Hey everyone! This season's 'support local business' spotlight is dedicated to... Collectiv Collectiv is a carefully curated collection of local artists, crafters, designers and makers. From unique jewelry to handcrafted candles, clothing, accessories, customized cards, decorations, and more! They have new products arriving weekly from various local artisans and makers, so you’ll always find something … Continue reading Support Local Businesses: How Portage Park is on a come up thanks to Col-lec-tiv Pop Up Shop!

Traveling East – Boston Recap!

Earlier in this month of December, I visited Boston, MA for the first time! Boston, along with the other North-Eastern states of the US has always been on my bucketlist. Given the fact that I live in Chicago, IL at the moment, I knew that traveling to spots on the east coast now would be … Continue reading Traveling East – Boston Recap!

Introducing *Freshly*, my first experience with made-to-order delivered meals!

Who else feels like they never have time to meal prep or worse, they aren't the best cooks, and thus find themselves spending all of their money on dining out?! For me personally, I try to find somewhere between 3-5x a week doing form of exercising, but with a full time job and long commutes, … Continue reading Introducing *Freshly*, my first experience with made-to-order delivered meals!

June is National Iced Tea Month! Argo Tea x CH Distillery is celebrating, how about you?!

o In honor of National Iced Tea Month this June, Argo Tea, the premium, all-natural tea brand based in Chicago, has paired up with the innovative Chicago-based spirit producers at CH Distillery to create three signature, tea-based cocktails. The unique cocktails will be served to the public at CH Distillery & Cocktail Bar in the West Loop from June 8 until June 30!! CH … Continue reading June is National Iced Tea Month! Argo Tea x CH Distillery is celebrating, how about you?!

Sunny Days in San Diego – Recap

I revisited home the first two weeks of April for 10 days and my oh my has San Diego has changed! Other than the obvious loss of the NFL San Diego Chargers relocating to Los Angeles (boo hoo), I would have to say, with that loss came great growth in San Diego... especially the food … Continue reading Sunny Days in San Diego – Recap

List of Michelin starred restaurants in Chicago – 2017 Edition

What does it mean when a restaurant is a Michelin Starred Restaurant? The term normally refers to the annually published Michelin Red Guide, the oldest European hotel and restaurant reference guide, which awards Michelin stars for excellence to a select few establishments. With such success in a restaurant - expect to pay higher prices. In … Continue reading List of Michelin starred restaurants in Chicago – 2017 Edition

Top 5 favorite Healthy Eats: Chicago Edition

As I have gotten older, I have become more self aware and cautious about my health. For one, my body doesn't metabolize like it used to. I recall eating a bag of chips almost everyday of grade school and pretty much fast food all throughout college but with some work in the gym, I was able … Continue reading Top 5 favorite Healthy Eats: Chicago Edition