Tag Archives: restaurants

Rising Chef Challenge

I really am a lucky girl. Thanks to Calphalon’s Executive Chef, Susie Reading, and my friend Brian, on Monday night, I had the good fortune to attend their Rising Chef Challenge.


Bristol Bliss

Thanks to my sister’s friend Cara, I decided to make a trip to try the food at The Bristol, in Chicago’s Bucktown neighbourhood. Looking at the menu online, I noted a lot of similarities between them and one of my favourite Toronto restaurants, The Hoof Café. The snout-to-tail philosphy of cooking is one that really […]

Dine Well. Do Good.

My sister recommended Café Too as a good neighbourhood breakfast option. Man, am I glad I paid attention to that recommendation.

Ciudad Love

Tucked away in a strip mall in the Uptown neighbourhood of Chicago is a little gem of a taquería – La Ciudad.

Xoco Loco

So, I’m in Chicago and on my second full day here, I fulfilled the promise I made to myself to try one of Rick Bayless’ restaurants. I chose XOCO.