#OneRoomChallenge 2: Chicago Urban Kitchen Rejuvenation – Envisioning the Look and Feel

Oct 10, 2017 | by | Read | No Comments

We gathered backsplash samples and placed them behind our sink for a few days to decide if we found our desired look. (We didn’t…yet.) Last

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#OneRoomChallenge: Downtown Chicago Urban Kitchen Rejuvenation

Oct 4, 2017 | by | Read | 7 Comments

Downtown Chicago Condo Kitchen BEFORE our Remodel Good Morning! I’ve just woken up from a 2 year blog break! While I do feel guilty that …

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Monkey Sea, Monkey Do: Chicago Seafood Spots

Sep 28, 2014 | by | Read | No Comments

I don’t know about you, but I’m clinging on to Summer with a tight grip. While I may wear ankle boots at night, I’m still …

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Bright & Beachy Brunch: Summerhouse Santa Monica

May 4, 2014 | by | Read | No Comments

Apple cinnamon cookie at Summerhouse Santa Monica in Lincoln Park Let’s start with dessert, shall we? When I heard my friends Elliot, Elliot’s Mom, and …

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Public Knowledge: Brunch at Public House

Mar 16, 2014 | by | Read | No Comments

Friends, readers, brunchers. As apparent by daily conversations, weekly weekend plans, and this video examining why our generation is so obsessed with brunch, this …

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1 Eye-Opening Year in Chicago

Sep 12, 2013 | by | Read | 3 Comments

Tomorrow is officially one year since I flew to Chicago on a one-way ticket. But, Saturdays aren’t often high rankers for blog reading and well, …

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Brunch is a Brewin’ at Revolution Brewery

May 11, 2013 | by | Read | 1 Comment

Apple Fritters at Revolution Brewery in Logan Square When an Austin friend who is quite fond of microbreweries ended up in Chicago for a work …

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Amuse Brunch

Feb 24, 2013 | by | Read | 2 Comments

Amuse Bouche Blondie with chocolate frosting (not on the menu). Say hello to this happy bite of goodness. When was the last time you had …

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Chicago Pizza Series: Pequod’s Pizza

Sep 30, 2012 | by | Read | 2 Comments

A close-up of the infamous iron-cast crispy cheese crust at Pequod's Pizza. Zoom in on this toasty cheese crust. THIS is the distinguishing characteristic of …

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Meli Up!

Sep 4, 2012 | by | Read | 1 Comment

First taste of Chicago, the Oatmeal smoothie at Meli Cafe in River North Ah-ha! Gotcha! You may have thought I discovered a new cafe in …

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