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Shanghai Terrace at The Chicago Peninsula launches new Spring/Summer Menu

Shanghai Terrace at The Chicago Peninsula launches new Spring/Summer Menu

| May 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Shanghai Terrace at The Chicago Peninsula just launched their newest Spring and Summer cocktail and food menu, and I was happy to attend the tasting event. Visiting Shanghai Terrace feels a lot like I am on the set of Wong Kar Wai’s film, In The Mood for Love. For me, anyway. Just like the film, […]

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The Dish: Naperville’s Must-Visit Restaurants

The Dish: Naperville’s Must-Visit Restaurants

| February 20, 2012 | 2 Comments

Naperville, Illinois is arguably one of the hippest and best suburbs to live in the Chicagoland area. Being dubbed twice by Money Magazine as one of the Best Places to Live in America, it is no wonder that families from all over Chicago have relocated to Naperville and it’s surrounding suburbs like Aurora, Plainfield and […]

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The Drawing Room – A Restaurant Week Review

The Drawing Room – A Restaurant Week Review

| March 6, 2011 | 5 Comments

Sigh…Restaurant Week has officially come to a close. It was fun while it lasted, but don’t let the fact that it’s over stop you from planning your next culinary adventure. In fact, let me offer you a suggestion. Pic courtesy of thedrchicago.com The Drawing Room. This place is the place. Most of the buzz surrounding […]

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Chicago Restaurant Week- Terzo Piano

Chicago Restaurant Week- Terzo Piano

| February 25, 2011 | 5 Comments

I’ve mentioned in another post how excited I was about trying Terzo Piano‘s Pea Shoot & Shaved Fennel salad, offered in their restaurant week menu and was full of glee to try the other items in their $22, 3 course lunch offering. Before I go on, let me mention that as soon as I was […]

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Perennial – A Chicago Restaurant Week Review

Perennial – A Chicago Restaurant Week Review

| February 23, 2011 | 3 Comments

What to order and what to skip at Perennial during Chicago Restaurant Week.

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Little Branch Cafe

Little Branch Cafe

I have a confession.  I don’t drink coffee. I know.  GASP! I’ve never liked the taste and I far prefer Diet Dr. Pepper for my caffeine fix.  (Because I’m classy like that.) I don’t like coffee…but I love coffeehouses.  I love the smell of coffee (just not the taste!), the yummy muffins, cookies, etc. that […]

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Be Still My Bleeding Heart

Be Still My Bleeding Heart

| February 23, 2010 | 1 Comment

I love sweets and although I am trying to maintain a vegan lifestyle, sweets are often where things really fall apart for me. Luckily, there is a place in town that can satisfy your need for beautiful, sustainable, decadence while also offering a flavorful, health-conscious choice. Located in the heart of LakeView, nestled on an […]

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The Food Feastivals – 50% off admission tix for all Chicagonistas

The Food Feastivals – 50% off admission tix for all Chicagonistas

| November 29, 2009 | 0 Comments

The “Feastivals” is branded as “the most fun you can legally have with food!” – I might add products too. Attending “North America’s Largest Live Cooking Classes” Tuesday November 17th, combined with vendor heaven, was an amazing event to behold. Nestled off of the Kennedy Expressway at Lawrence, The Copernius Center housed quite an adventure […]

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A Taste of the Taste

A Taste of the Taste

| June 25, 2009 | 2 Comments

Chicago has a wonderful restaurant scene as you know, and at no time of the year is that more evident than now; June 26 begins The Taste of Chicago at Grant Park and you and your children will love it. Yes, it’s crowded and hot but it’s as Chicago as tomatoes on a hot dog. […]

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Sophisticated Spin on Popsicles

Sophisticated Spin on Popsicles

| June 23, 2009 | 2 Comments

When you hear the word “popsicle” do you think of the syrupy grape, orange, or cherry flavored pops of your youth?  If you want to cool down with something different, try a sophisticated twist on this summertime classic – tea and coffee ice pops you can easily make at home! At the top is an […]

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