Tag Archive: travel

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

Chicago: Bar Crawl Through Logan Square Including: Scofflaw, Lost Lake and Billy Sunday

  I’ve been hearing about Scofflaw for years but just made it in earlier last month when I was in Chicago. It’s been on the top of my Chicago bar list to try… Continue reading

Chicago: Redemption at Eataly with Oysters

    Last year I attempted to have breakfast at Eataly in Chicago. I left in a huff because they had sold out of breakfast and refused to start lunch service early. This… Continue reading

Travel to Chile: Pisco Adventures, Part IV

Like the first evening in Santiago, we headed to the town square of Paihuano for the festivities. We were in the Elqui Valley of Coquimbo, one of the two sanctioned regions that produces… Continue reading

Travel to Chile: Pisco Adventures, Part III

  After a few days of being in Chile, I was starting to get my bearings. We had traveled to Santiago and briefly saw the city before heading to La Sirena which was… Continue reading

Travel to Chile: Pisco Adventures, Part II

On our third day in Chile, we headed over to Pisco Bou Borroeta. While not as large as Capel, they dominate the local region as I saw Bou Barroeta was the house pisco… Continue reading

Travel to Chile: Pisco Adventures, Part I

  Earlier this year I traveled to Chile for National Pisco Day which was actually a week-long party celebrating their national spirit. I’d like to thank Pisco Chile and New Legacy¬†Wine and Spirits… Continue reading

Santa Barbara: Tri-tip Sandwiches at Cold Spring Tavern

  I recently took a day trip up to Santa Barbara and we headed straight to Cold Spring Tavern. On my last trip to Santa Barbara over Labor Day Weekend last year, there… Continue reading