Tag Archive: travel

Fast Casual PDX

While wandering around NW 23rd (“trendy-third”), we stumbled upon Two Tarts Bakery. After a meh sushi lunch, I wanted something to cleanse my palate. I chose the mint brownie and honey sesame macaron.… Continue reading

Dining at Moto

  No room at Alinea? No room at Schwa? What about Moto? What about Moto? Like any good foodie, I researched Moto and found reviews to be fairly positive. I was very excited.… Continue reading

Dining at Graham Elliot

(we totally think you’re awesome) The above was written on our “experience” menu which is the 10-course tasting at Graham Elliot. While I was researching restaurants in Chicago I wanted to try, I… Continue reading

Sightseeing Chicago

On my first trip to Chicago some six years back, I didn’t get a chance to do the really touristy stuff. On our first full day, we headed to Oak Park to check… Continue reading

The Publican

A few months ago, I threw a dinner party. I was cooking all day and had various food shows on. I wasn’t paying much attention though I caught the words “pork” and “Chicago.”… Continue reading

SF Ferry Building Farmers Market

You might wonder why anyone on vacation would go to a Farmers Market? I certainly wasn’t planning on doing any cooking. But I love farmers’ markets. All the wild produce, the fun products… Continue reading