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!

Everyday People Doing Extraordinary Things: Everyone Meet Gigi Baith!

This blog post is dedicated to Gigi Baith because within the short amount of time I have known Gigi, she has made such an impact on me! You know the saying "quality over quantity"? Well, Gigi embodies that impact on me. I have so much respect and admiration for Gigi and who she is as … Continue reading Everyday People Doing Extraordinary Things: Everyone Meet Gigi Baith!

Carbs and Brunch with Purpose – Maggiano’s campaign benefitting Make-A-Wish foundation!

Maggiano’s Little Italy® announced its “Brunch With A Purpose” campaign benefitting Make-A-Wish®, a nonprofit organization that truly adds magic to the medicine by granting the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions. This year’s campaign is different because Maggiano’s is tapping into consumers weekly beloved tradition of brunch and making them feel even better about … Continue reading Carbs and Brunch with Purpose – Maggiano’s campaign benefitting Make-A-Wish foundation!

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

Everyday People Doing Extraordinary things: Everyone Meet Kristen Mendiola

Hello! Welcome to my second feature of this new section of my blog. These features are intended to introduce you to some amazing people in my life who are doing extraordinary things with their lives. This month's feature is Kristen Mendiola . I met Kristen over a year ago when she was hired to photograph a food … Continue reading Everyday People Doing Extraordinary things: Everyone Meet Kristen Mendiola

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