How in the heck is it April 2nd? Anyone else feel like we just celebrated New Years Eve? Now the days, weeks and months are flying by and I’m suddenly typing 4/2/2016 and yet no surprise, it’s snowing in Chicago. Ahhhh, spring!
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
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
I was one of those kids growing up who hated eggs. I thought they were gross, weird looking, and refused to touch them. Rather, my breakfast scramble consisted of all things carbs – pancakes, waffles, chocolate, anything fattening and not remotely healthy. And then, like clockwork, on my 24th birthday, my world changed and I … More Sausage, Fontina & Bell Pepper Strata
Why I do this to myself … I will never know. But here I go again, blogging on an empty stomach. Sure, it’s about noon and all I’ve had is a lean pocket (which was awful, by the way) but I’ve had a list of things to do this morning and I refuse to sit … More Lemon Ricotta Waffles with Blueberry Syrup
In my life, there are two different types of brunch. First, the “Sunday morning, I’m so hungover, let’s go the diner around the corner NOW” brunch. We all know the drill. You wake up in a haze, sometimes still drunk, sometimes alone, sometimes not – and you gather the strength to roll over and grab … More Brunching
Last week, a friend from work asked me if the glasses I’m wearing in my blog photo were meant to make me appear more “bloggy.” I laughed, turned red, and simply answered, no, they are not. Even though I’ve always wanted glasses in real life, I don’t actually wear them – the ones from the … More Week 1: Fabulous Foodie Saturday