TACO FEST 2017

Because it’s TACO TUESDAY, let’s remember what a blast we had at the first TACO FEST two weeks ago. What I expected before arriving to Mago Grill in the Roosevelt Collection was the usual type of food event – participating restaurants each with their table, serving food, some drink specials, some mingling amongst guests. You […]

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COCHON555 HERITAGE BBQ

If you follow this site, or my social media, you’ll know that one of my (two) favorite food events in Chicago every year is COCHON555. The full-on event is in the Spring (see recap here), and in late summer/early fall the team hosts HERITAGE BBQ. Heritage BBQ is a culinary competition featuring five chefs cooking […]

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EL RANCHO GRANDE

This past winter, the boyfriend took me on a little road trip to New Buffalo, MI for some shopping, a stop at the casino and an awesome dinner at a cozy, fully-decorated, Mexican restaurant in the heart of the quaint little city called ‘EL RANCHO GRANDE’.  We’ve now been back several times, with each visit being […]

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