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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PRIME & PROVISIONS

In the Midwest, we love steak and potatoes. Chicago is no stranger to this, and now has quite a list of amazing steakhouses to its name. One of the newer to this list, and with its own twist, is PRIME & PROVISIONS. Located on the corner of Lasalle & Wacker, it’s perfect for locals, professionals […]

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CANTINA 1910

When CANTINA 1910 opened its doors not so long ago, there was immediate buzz about the space, food and concept. Having finally made my way over to check it out this past weekend, it’s easy to understand why. Cantina 1910 is doing something really great up in Andersonville, and it should be on the list […]

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BANG CHOP THAI KITCHEN

When you hear that the owners of SAIGON SISTERSĀ are opening up a new restaurant, you know it’s going to be authentic and delicious. Owners, Mary Nguyen Aregoni and Theresa Nguyen, along with their mother, Mama Suu, successfully run Saigon Sisters (3 locations!), and are now opening up a new restaurant just steps away. The Nguyen […]

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KURAH MEDITERRANEAN TAPAS

KURAH is one of the South Loop’s gems and lucky for me, it’s two blocks from my apartment. It’s a full service Mediterranean restaurant serving traditional yet upscale dishes in a seriously charming space. Now before I get to our meal, let’s talk about Kurah a bit. This is the second consecutive year that Kurah […]

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