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’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…


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,…


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…


Spring in January?

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