Tag Archive: travel

Madison: Brunch at Graze

  On my last day in Madison, we headed to Graze for brunch. It was a quick walk from our hotel, the Madison Concourse Hotel. Although we hadn’t made reservations, we managed to… 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: 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

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