Food

2017 || The Best Things I Ate

Foodie [foo-dee] noun. a person that has the unique ability to turn a casual meal into a passionate, life changing experience. As a self-identified foodie and amateur gourmand, I’d say my love for the culinary arts trumps all else. There’s…

Food

Italy || Ristorante Angiol d’Or in Parma

Let’s be honest — at least half of the tourists to Italy travel there for the food. Who doesn’t love Italian food? It’s rich, delicious, soul-comforting, and somehow consumed by the vast majority of Italians WITHOUT an obesity epidemic. Even…

Food

Deconstructed Green Bean Casserole for Thanksgiving

OMG it’s Thanksgiving — every foodie’s favorite holiday! And when I think of Thanksgiving dishes I MUST have at Thanksgiving, I think of my Dad’s sweet potato cups and my grandmother’s green bean casserole. But is anyone else as grossed…

Chicago

Chicago Eats || Pizzeria Bebu

For the first year of my entire life, I actually think I’ve spent more time away from Chicago than in it this year. Between caring for my grandmother in Florida, business trips to Finland, Mexico, and Italy, and personal trips…