Chicago

Chicago Eats || Chicken Shop

Literally next door to one of my favorite (budget-friendly!) restaurants in Chicago, The Allis, is yet ANOTHER of my favorite haunts. Right up the stairs from Allis, inside the very same building, is a delicious little spot I find myself at ALL…

Chicago

Café Des Architectes

I ADORE French Cuisine. Back in Spring 2004, I did an exchange program in high school where I lived with a homestay family in Grenoble, France. It was my very first trip abroad and my first exposure to the culinary…

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Brunch at The Kitchen

Right along one of the prettiest stretches of the Chicago River (just across from where I shot this outfit) just so happens to be one of my favorite spots for a fresh meal in all of Chicago. The Kitchen. A Colorado-born,…

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Brunch at Avec

When I first moved to Chicago after college I knew NOTHING about the restaurant scene here. Mind you this was 6 years ago when Instagram had barely surfaced and the amateur Chicago foodie scene was just a quiet echo of the massive…

Chicago

Nico Osteria

I say it loudly and I say it often — Chicago is a city of GREAT restaurants. Just one deliciously innovative concept after the next. You might even go so far as to say the Windy City is a perfect mecca for…