Come In From The Cold At SafeHouse Chicago

Come In From The Cold At SafeHouse Chicago

The Password Is… If you’re a fan of espionage entertainment, you’ll love the SafeHouse Chicago. It’s a new spy-themed hotspot hitting the windy city. It was spawned from the successful SafeHouse Milwaukee, founded back in 1966. We got our clearance to enter the covert environment by providing the secret password to a shifty, fast-talking gatekeeper. […]

Bootler Brings All Your Favorite Meals Home

Bootler Brings All Your Favorite Meals Home

  This is a sponsored post. As always all opinions are our own and reflect our experiences. We love going out to eat. It’s a wonderful treat of going somewhere special and ordering your favorite meal or trying something new. But sometimes you just want to stay home, put your stretchy pants on, curl up on […]

Christmastime in Chicago

Christmastime in Chicago

  I have a tendency to write about food travel experiences in other parts of the world so often I don’t take time to share some of the wonderful things we have going on in our own hometown of Chicago. One of my favorite times of year is Christmastime in Chicago when the city really shines. […]

Consider A New Kind of Travel Shoes New Balance Chicago

Consider A New Kind of Travel Shoes New Balance Chicago

  My name is Sue and I have way too many “travel” shoes. Many women (and men) might disagree and say you cannot have too many travel shoes, or any type of shoes for that matter. Having done an inventory I can tell you that I have 12 pairs of travel shoes. I have Keen, Merrell, Dansko, […]

Fall Flavors At Raised Chicago

Fall Flavors At Raised Chicago

  It’s no surprise that we love the fall season in Chicago. It’s such a beautiful time of year. Leaves are changing colors, there’s a nip in the air and we’re all snuggling together to keep warm. One of the wonderful things about fall in the Midwest is that you’re never sure if it’s going […]

Manny’s Deli Continues to Shine

Manny’s Deli Continues to Shine

  One of the things that’s always fun when writing about my home town food is that once in awhile I get to go back and experience some of my old favorites. When we were invited to the grand opening of Manny’s Deli in Chicago I thought what? Grand opening? Manny’s has been around since the […]

Rosemont Entertainment Experience

Rosemont Entertainment Experience

  Whether you’re flying into Chicago and looking to fill a few hours or if you live in Chicagoland and want a new place to have some fun the Rosemont Entertainment Experience is just for you. Rosemont, Illinois is located about two miles away from O’Hare International Airport. What makes Rosemont perfect for travelers is […]

Chicago Food And Wine Festival Makes A Tasty Debut

Chicago Food And Wine Festival Makes A Tasty Debut

  Everybody knows that Chicago is a food loving town. You may ask how many food festivals a city can host. We say as many as possible! Especially if the latest entry is the Chicago Food And Wine Festival presented by FOOD & WINE Magazine. The inaugural culinary event was held the weekend of August […]

A Taste of the Taste of Chicago

A Taste of the Taste of Chicago

  The room was buzzing with anticipation of announcements about who will be appearing at the 2015 Taste of Chicago. Chefs and restaurants, bands and food trucks, tasty tidbits from the city’s ever-growing culinary scene were the subject of questions that got answered today.   Alpana Singh, master sommelier and proprietor of The Boarding House, […]

Christkindlmarket in Chicago

Christkindlmarket in Chicago

      Holidays tend to be full of traditions and one of my favorite traditions is when the Christkindlmarket opens in Chicago.  The Christkindlmarket in Chicago, which opened in 1996 was inspired by the Christkindlesmarkt in Nurenberg, Germany that started way back in 1545.   The Christkindlmarket is an outdoor market that brings the tastes and treats […]

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