Monthly Archives: May 2016

How I Ate My Way Through Barcelona: 50th Birthday Celebration

It had been 25 years since I visited Spain.  My memories of Madrid, Toledo, Costa Del Sol and Cordoba are still quite vivid.  The sights, the smells, the food.  Yet, I had an overwhelming need to correct a wrong.  I never made it to Barcelona.  On May 11th, I would be celebrating my 50th birthday (yikes!) and I thought it

Best Chicago Brunches – Part 1

Brunch in Chicago is a big deal for many people.  It’s another reason to gather and be social over copious amounts of coffee, daytime cocktails and gut-busting portions of food.  But where are the best Chicago’s brunches?  Since the weather is getting warmer and people are climbing out of hibernation, I’ve decided to curate a selection of some of the