Category Archives: Specialty Food Shops

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

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

5 Best Chicago Ramen Shops Near The ‘L’

2015 welcomed the resurgence of ramen or a “ramen-ssance,” as I like to call it.  Not the pathetic, store-bought, paper cup ramen but rather, the traditional, serious ramen shops with great ingredients.  Chicago was no exception and I was super excited to crawl into all of the mammoth-sized bowls around town, in an effort to find the 5 Best Chicago Ramen

Eating Chicago in 2 Days – Vol. 2

Are you heading to Chicago for just a couple of days on business or for a quick getaway but have no idea where to find the best food and drink?  Don’t worry because I’ve got you covered with my new blog series, Eating Chicago in 2 Days.  I am creating short itineraries of Chicago’s must-visit restaurants, bars, coffee houses and specialty shops which