Birthday Bytes.

“Allana loved her birthday so much she would start planning the next years party the day after her birthday.” Oh, it’s the truth. This is what we tell people when they ask what our birthday parties were like as kids. My brother Matt loved the presents, I loved the parties. Matt would rather get one … More Birthday Bytes.

Public House Brunch

My affinity for brunching began when I was living in New York. If I had the rare treat of a Sunday morning off from work, there was no question what the plans of the day included because they always, without question, included brunch. I’m not talking about some fancy meal between breakfast and lunch – … More Public House Brunch

My foodie first

  Last night, a friend and I were fortunate enough to attend the inaugural kickoff for Between Bites, a Chicago-based event centered around food & storytelling. The first of many took place at Two, a delicious beyond delicious restaurant in the West Loop and the speakers themselves were nothing short of extraordinary. We heard 6 “foodie … More My foodie first

In Chicago, we eat!

I’ve been back in Chicago for about a month and there has been a lot of eating. And it’s been awe-some.  “Get me a pizza,” she cries, tears streaming down her face, “Deep dish – WITH TOPPINGS!”

Bucket List

“And we are far, far from home, but we’re so happy” (click play : such a good song!) Popular opinion states that time flies by when you’re having fun. Finally (and thankfully) I feel like I can agree with that statement. How it’s already August is beyond me, how I’ve been living here for five + … More Bucket List