Chicago Eats

Last weekend marked another successful, delicious, gluttonous weekend of Bon Appétit presents Chicago Gourmet. A jam-packed, culinary all-star weekend in Chicago’s Millennium Park. Bursting with celebrity chef demos, wine and cocktail seminars, and, of course, my favorite part… tastings galore…

Its been a busy week filled with food, travel, food, weddings and more food. It seems events and occasions are at an all time high. Curse my mouth, but I may actually be ready to kiss Summer buh-bye. It isn’t…

The one question I get asked most frequently as a food blogger? “Where are your favorite places to eat in Chicago?” Seems like a simple enough question, but those innocuous few words often lead to nothing short of a full…

If any old picture is worth a thousand words, then what about one like this? Easily five thousand, am I right? I don’t think I’ve found a restaurant – or its dishes – more photogenic than that of the Sunday…

There’s nothing better in Chicago than taking Summer in by rooftop. Sure, we’ve got patios, gardens and parks, but there’s just something truly fabulous about the extra elevation that comes with the cityscape of a rooftop. Dining and imbibing amongst…

In the ever-growing expanse of tasty, trendy West Loop restaurants sits a gem so rare, I almost don’t want to share it with you. It’s not off the beaten path, and you may have heard of it already, but when…

If you run with a foodie crowd – or are a foodie yourself – you probably already have Fat Rice in Logan Square on your radar. First, there was the Bon Appetit article naming it a Best New Restaurant in…

Oh, I just love you Bee & Tea! I’m positively obsessed with your tea. And your bao. But mostly your tea. For those of you that may be Asian tea uninitiated, it’s not this kind of tea:   It’s this…

Scones are the new doughnut. Which were the new pie. That progressed from the good ‘ol cupcake. And before we just ate… ice cream on a cold stone? How vintage. Bakeries are always on trend. Whether it’s classic French pastries…

How fun to try a new restaurant this week that isn’t ramen-focused. Thank you, Sink Swim Chicago! Don’t get me wrong, I probably eat more tonkotsu than your average ramen eater, but that doesn’t mean that the recent surge of…