CHICAGO GOURMET 2017

My favorite food event, Chicago Gourmet, was held in Millennium Park last weekend and it was the 10yr Anniversary! HUGE congrats to the IMR and Bon Appetit magazine teams for putting on an amazing event in this gorgeous city. This year, I went on both Saturday and Sunday – it was aggressive, and I’m not […]

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NAOKI SUSHI

You know how they say you should schedule regular date nights? Well, it’s true. Not only does it keep things interesting and is a nice excuse to get dressed up more than usual, but it also provides us with the opportunity to try all of the new spots one our list. NAOKI has been on my […]

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ALL STAR CHEFS’ LUNCH – IDENTITÁ GOLOSE

If you’ve watched food shows on TV for most of your lifetime, I ask you to name the first TV food personality you can think of who introduced you to real Italian food. I’d venture to say we’d name the same person – LIDIA BASTIANICH. I’ve watched her on TV for years and years, and have […]

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CHICAGO GOURMET 2016

As I sip my vanilla latte on this gloomy, rainy Sunday afternoon, I think back to a hot and sunny day, filled with delicious wine and food. Am I dreaming? No. I’m just reminiscing about this year’s CHICAGO GOURMET. It’s easily my favorite event of the year for several reasons: it’s held in the gorgeous […]

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