Category Archives: Restaurants/Bars

Eating New York City – 2 Days (Vol. 2)

This new blog series is meant to help you take the guesswork out of exploring New York City’s food scene when you are only in town for a couple of days.  Volume 1 of Eating New York City explored Williamsburg, Harlem and more.  Today I have a new 2-day itinerary to help you take a bite out of the Big

Eating New York City – 2 Days (Vol. 1)

“Some folks like to get away, take a holiday from the neighborhood.  Hop a flight to Miami Beach or to Hollywood.  But I’m takin’ a Greyhound on the Hudson River Line.  I’m in a New York state of mind.” – Billy Joel.  But how do you have a diverse food experience once you get there?  Here’s my new blog series about

19 Best Chicago Italian Restaurants Accessible Via Mass Transit

Buon Giorno, mi amici!  After careful research, I give you my picks for “19 Best Chicago Italian Restaurants Accessible Via Mass Transit”.  What are you waiting for?  Let’s hit the rails and get fed! **Click on the restaurant names for more information and directions.     The Gold Coast     Nico Osteria – This Italian seafood-centric restaurant is located in

Chicago’s 9 Best West Town Restaurants You need to Visit

Chicago’s West Town neighborhood is a somewhat gritty part of town which includes a stretch of Chicago Avenue that many residents and visitors never explore.  This makes me very sad but I get it.  West Town does not have the same vibey caché as River North or the West Loop, but I highly recommend you get off the beaten path.

17 Best Chicago Tacos Accessible Via Mass Transit

Hola, mi gente!   After careful research, I give you my picks for the “17 Best Chicago Tacos Accessible Via Mass Transit.”  That’s a lot of hot sauce and napkins, folks!  It was my pleasure. Enjoy! *Click on the links provided for full blog reviews and directions.   Carnitas Uruapan     Carnitas is the specialty here and it’s the best you will find in