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Sister Date: Nightwood

I’ve learned a few things about Chicago restaurants in my time life living here. For one, just because a restaurant is popular does NOT mean that it’s good. Case and point: Rainforest Cafe. Sometimes, little neighborhood places can be much … Continue reading

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An Apple of a Day

Fall in Chicagoland is marked by many distinctive things. The changing of leaves is one, as is the cooler temperature, and the obligatory pumpkin spice latte from Starbucks. In more recent years (since college to be honest) it’s not officially … Continue reading

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Food : Art :: Alinea

I’ve waxed poetic about meals before. I’ve said before that a dinner was “the best ever”. I was wrong. I was invited by the lovely Jackie from I Am A Feeder to join her during the Chicago leg of her … Continue reading

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Un Fabuleux Fin de Semaine

**Long and photo-heavy post ahead! Rather than spreading this weekend’s events out through 3 or 4 posts, they’re all going into one long post. Don’t say you haven’t been warned!** Why is the post title in French? You’ll soon find … Continue reading

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Photo Friday

What a whirlwind couple of days! After Adam and my date night on Wednesday at Seasons 52, I had a sister date downtown Chicago with my sister Leigh at Old Town Social, followed by some random photo taking, then there … Continue reading

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