Chicago

Owen + Alchemy

**PLEASE NOTE: Owen & Alchemy is now closed. However, since I loved their juice blends SO much, I’m leaving this post up as a momento** Last week the hotly anticipated, chef-driven cold-press juice bar Owen + Alchemy opened its organic doors…

Style

Burgundy & Plaid

Finding the perfect burgundy wardrobe staple is a bit like finding a needle in a haystack — at first you think you’ve finally found it but then you realize sadly that you’ve just got a shiny piece of hay.

Recipes

Autumn Salmon Chowder

I promised to share a recipe for Salmon Chowder after falling madly and deeply in love with it on our trip to Alaska and I am finally making good on my claim today! Salmon Chowder — a type of hearty…

Chicago

Blogger Brunch || Le Pain Quotidien

Once I returned from Alaska, the girls and I were desperate for a reconciliation. Gigi, Starr, Katherine and I met at the new Lincoln Park location of Le Pain Quotidien (LPQ) for a much-needed blogger reunion over good food and strong…

Travel

Alaska || Part Eight

We woke up bright and early the next morning as we sailed up a small bay filled with blue icebergs towards the Hubbard Glacier. We were scheduled to arrive at the glacier around 7 am that morning so H and…