Monthly Archives: November 2014

Sepia – Fulton River District, Chicago

I’ve said it before and I will say it again.  Chicago has been gifted with an amazing amount of culinary talent for one town.  In order to celebrate my good fortune of living here during Chicago’s “gastronaissance,”  as well as the fact that it stopped snowing and the sun is shining, I decided to treat myself to lunch.  So, I

Siena Tavern – River North, Chicago

  Snow and freezing temps arrived early this year in Chicago but I don’t mind.  I have always had a good relationship with winter.  In fact, I prefer winter to the scorching heat of summer. However, the very sudden drop in mercury this weekend was like a slap in the face, even for me. Rather than whine about the situation,

Cumin – Wicker Park, Chicago

I have been craving Indian food for several weeks now so much so that there have been visions of Bollywood dancing through my head!  Since I have no plans to visit India anytime soon and with Chicago temps plummeting to the low 20s today (YIKES!), I needed to turn up the heat in more ways than one.  So, I threw

Beatrix – River North, Chicago

Happy Monday!  I know many of you still may be grunting your way through the beginning of a new work week but here is some news which I hope will brighten your day.  First of all, temps hit 6o degrees in Chicago today and it’s November 10th!  So, there’s that…at least until Wednesday when Mother Nature plans to slap us

Kanela Breakfast Club – Old Town, Chicago

When I was a kid, I never liked breakfast.  My mother, may she rest in peace, had the hardest time getting me to eat even a slice of toast before I left for school.  Once I became an adult, breakfast and brunch became a real joy for me.  How? Why?  I don’t know.  Suddenly I had a new found love