ZUNI CAFE | SAN FRANCISCO

For as long as I can think back, there are food memories that have made a lasting impact on my palate and life. During my adult years there were dishes such as the pork belly bao at Momofuku, crispy fish tacos in SF, a bowl of potato soup with huge shavings of truffle in Dubai, Bucatini Carbonara from an outdoor Italian […]

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CHAMPEAUX | PARIS

CHAMPEAUX, a restaurant by Alain Ducasse, is a modern and elegant take on the French bistro. The menu is reminiscent of any traditional bistro menu, but the slight twists and execution turns each bistro dish into a star.

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FRENCHIE | PARIS

FRENCHIE was the best meal we had in Paris. That’s saying a lot considering Paris is a city filled with great food. While we enjoyed some amazing bites at other restaurants, our experience at Frenchie was topnotch. The restaurant, Frenchie, along with its sister spots, Frenchie To Go and Frenchie Wine Bar are owned by Gregory […]

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IMPERIAL LAMIAN: A SNEAK PEEK

I had been watching the construction on the corner of State & Hubbard for months, while also reading up on the restaurant that now exists on the corner: IMPERIAL LAMIAN. Yes, the Indonesia-based Imperial Group decided to bring their authentic Chinese dishes to Chicago by means of the gorgeous restaurant, Imperial Lamian. Not only will you […]

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JAMAICAN STAYCATION

The temperatures are anywhere from 5F to 35F these days, dusted with snow or a touch of blistery cold winds. Sounds lovely, right? Winters in Chicago can really take a toll on your good spirits, and while it’s easy to just hibernate {read: chibernate} until the Spring, why not get creative and do something fun […]

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