Category Archive: travel

Madison: Friday Fish Fry at Quivey’s Grove

  I landed in Madison on a Friday so it was a perfect time to go to Quivey’s Grove for the Friday Fish Fry. However, it looked like the clouds were about to… Continue reading

Madison: Cheese and Spirits Tastings at Yahara Bay Distillers

  I visited three distilleries in Madison including Yahara Bay Distillers which is one of the largest craft distillers in the state. They offer everything from whiskey to rum. They also do contract… Continue reading

Madison: Dinner and Drinks at Harvest

  After a couple of Madison distillery tours, we only wanted a light bite before starting our night out. We stopped into Harvest for a beautiful meal. I decided to try the Bee’s… Continue reading

Madison: Discovering Gin at State Line Distillery

  State Line Distillery recently opened in Madison. The distillery currently has vodka, gin and a coffee liqueur on the market with apple brandy and whiskey coming in 2020. We also got to… Continue reading

Madison: Big and Beautiful Bloody Mary Brunch at Short Stack Eatery

  I was recently in Madison, Wisconsin for the weekend. One morning for breakfast, which turned into brunch as there was booze in the form of the a beautiful big Bloody Mary, we… Continue reading

Madison: A Bar Crawl Through the Capital

  I find one of the best ways to get to know a city and its neighborhoods is to explore the bars. We had a bar crawl around Madison, the capital of Wisconsin.… Continue reading

Madison: Checking Out Wisconsin Brewing Company

  I had jam packed schedule when I was in Madison for the weekend recently. And one of the activities included a brewery tour at Wisconsin Brewing Company. We tried 12 of their… Continue reading

Chicago: Bar Hop Between CH Distillery to Three Dots and a Dash

  When I was at Eataly earlier in the week, I noticed some drinks made with CH Distillery and then I saw it sold both at Eataly’s market place and at the local… Continue reading

Chicago: Lunch at Barrio

  For my last lunch in Chicago, I hit up Barrio. Our server was very nice and went through the menu with us.   For a starter, I had the chilled corn and… Continue reading

Chicago: Cocktails and More at Parson’s Chicken and Fish

On my last Chicago trip last summer, I had made a list of spots I wanted to try including Parson’s Chicken and Fish. I ran out of town last time but made it… Continue reading