Category Archive: late night

Las Vegas: Lunch at Kimchi Korean

I can’t believe I turned into someone who looks for familiar food when traveling.  Sure, I’m still very adventurous and love to try new food but when I’m away, I get a terrible… Continue reading

LA Loves Boston Fundraiser Next Monday, April 29 at Harvard & Stone

  Next Monday, April 29, join Karen Grill and Chris Amirault at Harvard & Stone to raise money for the victims of the Boston Marathon Bombing. Karen and Chris will be taking over… Continue reading

Chicago: Dinner & Drinks at the Drawing Room

  On our first night in Chicago, we checked out The Drawing Room. I had heard they had fabulous food. And for some reason, a reservation was worth a 1000 points versus the… Continue reading

Chicago: Beer & Mussels at Hopleaf

Following Pops for Champagne, we headed to Hopleaf. We had heard about these great mussels from the bartender at Blackbird. But when we got there, the dining room was already closed and the… Continue reading

Chicago: Bar Hopping in the Ukrainian Village

Before we started our Chicago bar crawl in the Ukrainian Village, we had dinner at Phil’s Last Stand. We had been eating fairly high end on our trip and I was ready for… Continue reading

My Week with Acura’s ILX #weekwithILX

Last week, Acura gave me their ILX hybrid for a week to test-drive. I thought it was pretty fun to drive it around to some of my favorite spots and also on a… Continue reading

Boston: Late Night Eats & Drinks at Citizen Public House

  I went to Citizen Public House a couple of times while in Boston last month. Citizen is a relatively new bar but to me it felt like it’s been a neighborhood staple… Continue reading

Boston: Lunch at Eastern Standard Kitchen

  After my “Making Your Own Vermouth” seminar at Boston Cocktail Summit, we headed next door to Eastern Standard Kitchen for a late lunch. I hadn’t eaten all day and it was nearly… Continue reading

Thai Town: Issan Sausage at Ruen Pair

It seems every time I’m at Ruen Pair, it’s because I was either going or just went to Harvard & Stone. In the midst of so many great Thai restaurants, I opt to… Continue reading

Tasting My Way Through New Orleans or the Search for the Best Gumbo

My first meal in New Orleans was at Royal House. I had a relatively clear agenda on food- eat everything. But namely the things NOLA is known for. Perhaps a bit touristy but… Continue reading