Chicago

Brunch at Freds at Barneys

One of the very first brunch spots I shared here on Sed Bona was Freds at Barneys. It’s easily one of my favorite places in the city and yet so few people seem to know about it! But they NEED…

Food

Vegas || 8 Of My Favorite Things To Do

Vegas is a crazy, chaotic, happy, depressing, insane, wild, nutty, self-indulgent, self-absorbed sort of place. Insanity incarnate really. And when you first visit Vegas it can be really daunting. Over-whelming to say the least. But by odd happenstance, Vegas is…

Chicago

Chicago Eats || Mexique

Before any trip abroad, I always like to do a little research beforehand about my destination. Especially culinary research! Anytime I can find an authentic restaurant from my destination around home, I always make an effort to go and try it…

Food

Finland || 5 Days in Arctic Lapland

Despite the fact that I’ve been traveling a lot this year (well, for me), most of it hasn’t been for pleasure. So when the Visit Finland invited me and a marvelous group of bloggers to Lapland in the Arctic Circle to follow…

Chicago

Eataly x Nico Osteria

Since I’ve been spending so much time away from home this year (between caring for my grandmother in Florida, our friend’s wedding in Vegas, and last week’s media trip to Finland), I’ve been seeing a LOT less of my friends…