Recently, my mom made the move to Portland, OR for a new job. This was a pretty hard decision for her to make because she really didn’t want to leave the city she has called home all her life. To go to a brand new city, with new neighborhoods, no friends, and no idea what lies ahead is scary. But it’s a decision I am happy that she made.Continue reading “Restaurant of the Month- Twain”
Happy Wednesday, everyone! I hope you all had a glorious Memorial Day weekend. Summer was in full effect, here in Chicago. Mother Nature decided to open the oven and let the heat out. 91 degrees Friday-Monday. My face melted more times that I can count.
Have you ever gone grocery shopping and thought to yourself, “I can totally make this”? Continue reading “Homemade Garlic Hummus”
This past weekend, I took a trip to the Pilsen neighborhood in Chicago and had brunch at S.K.Y. Recently featured in Chicago Magazine as one of the best new restaurants in the city. I immediately went to their website and browsed the menu. Both the brunch and dinner menu captured my eye. So I quickly made a reservation for Sunday to celebrate an early Mother’s Day with the madre.
If you haven’t met me by now, you may not be aware of my love for New York. It’s a city that grabs at my heart-strings every time I am there. Why don’t I live there you ask? Because I would have to sell my soul just to afford a month’s worth of rent. All jokes aside, it is a city I call my second home and would love to live there.