Taste of the Nation for No Kid Hungry

There are several awesome food events in Chicago during the month of August and September, starting with Taste of the Nation. The event was held last night at Revel Fulton Market and was packed with a great crowd shortly after the doors were opened. Why? Well, aside from the delicious food and drinks available, the […]

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2018 TO DATE

It’s been a while, my friends. Almost a year to be exact (yikes). I’ll skip past the holiday months of Nov/Dec and just start by saying that 2018 has been a fast-paced, busy, awesome year so far. I won’t bore you with all of the details, but last year I promised myself that I’d make […]

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AUTUMN IN NYC

NYC twice in a year? Yes, please! On a whim, the sister and I decided to do another weekend in NYC before the holidays and winter months arrived. Not only is NYC a favorite destination, but we got to enjoy absolutely perfect autumn weather for all 3 days. Every time I’m there, though, I think […]

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EVEREST x DOPFF & IRION

Love French food? French wine? French life? So do I. However, what I thought of as French was actually mostly Parisian. That is, until this month where I learned of a festival called “Γ€ la carte Chicago” that celebrates the many flavors of France. After doing some research, I came into contact with the DOPFF […]

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GRAND COCHON 2017

COCHON555 is one of my favorite events, and this year was extra special because Chicago was home to the GRAND COCHON competition. That means the 14 chefs/restaurants that won in theirΒ  city all traveled here to showcase their best dishes at Morgan Manufacturing, utilizing as many parts of a heritage pig. That means all the […]

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