Recipes

Vegetarian Black Bean Soup

It’s the time of year when Hubby and I only crave soup. When the wind is blustering outside and the damp snow is falling, nothing warms the soul like a steaming bowl of soup. It’s practically liquid summer. Especially when…

Chicago

Chicago’s Cloud Gate

Chicago is a city full of surprises.Often people visit without knowing what to expect and yet slowly and surely find themselves falling for the charms of the Windy City. As a native Chicagoan, I’m not surprised — our city is…

Chicago

Fred’s at Barneys

It was my darling Gigi who first introduced me to the magical world of Barney’s this past summer. So when it came to choosing a delicious brunch spot for her, Starr and I to reunite at after the long holidays,…

Life

Venus & Galileo by Kalla

Back in December I had the grand fortune to win a gorgeous bouquet from Kalla, an artisan floral delivery service currently exclusive to South Florida and Chicago (but expanding to more cities!). With all the flowers I feature on this…

Style

Spring in January?

“Being well-dressed gives a feeling of inward tranquility which psychoanalysis is powerless to bestow.” ― Sebastian Horsley