Chicago

Chicago Eats || Greek Islands

Most Chicagoans raised in the Windy City are brought up on a few key family-owned restaurants. Everyone’s family has their own favorites but family-run WAS Chicago’s restaurant scene and almost every family has “their spot”. Some go to Twin Anchors…

Food

NYC || Afternoon Tea at the Peninsula

Most of you know by now how much I adore the Peninsula Hotel in Chicago. It’s long been a family tradition of mine to do afternoon tea at the Peninsula’s Lobby at Christmas and other important events throughout the year.…

Chicago

Chicago Brunch || The Publican

I hinted in this post at what an important brunch discovery The Publican has been this spring and summer. When my close friend Erin mentioned that The Publican had the best brunch she’d had in Chicago, I couldn’t resist the…

Food

Yucatán, Mexico || 17 Foods to Try

As a die-hard foodie and travel-obsessed blogger I can think of few places that excite me more than the Yucatán peninsula in Mexico. Often considered a country unto its own (read more about the Yucatán’s push for independence from Mexico…

Chicago

A Girl’s Staycation at the Peninsula Chicago

I say it loud and I say it proud — Chicago is one HELL-UV-AH CITY! It’s home. A home full of delicious restaurants, world-class museums, great tourist attractions, and plenty of free places to enjoy in the warmer months. It’s…