"Wanna get dinner? Let's go somewhere cheap." That's an extremely common phrase among my girlfriends and me and I know we're not the only ones looking for a great deal on great food. Hey, Chicago's an expensive city--there's no denying that. But despite the high cost of living, it IS possible to snag some great … Continue reading Chicago: I Bet You Didn’t Know You Could SAVE Money on Great Food Here
If you've ever found yourself wandering the streets of River North in search of the best chocolate ANYTHING to satisfy your sweet tooth, look no further. (Wait, that's just me...?) Sometimes you want something decadent and delicious, so read on to find the best dessert spots all across Chicago--and let me know when you're going … Continue reading Chicago: Where To Get Your Just Desserts
Some of my favorite moments with my girlfriends have happened over bottomless mimosas, a Bloody Mary bar, and infinite chicken and waffles or eggs benny. Sure, we find ourselves frequenting some of the same haunts but with good reason--they're amazing. Check out my picks for brunch all over Chicago: Fremont Hands down, Fremont in River … Continue reading Chicago: The Brunchy Bunch
This is Chicago and it's a well-known fact that we only get about five months of good weather per year. Grab your group and sign up for one of the many races the city has to offer; you don't have to be a fitness guru to get started. From 5Ks to marathons, get out in … Continue reading Chicago: I Swear…Running IS Fun. Really.
"Help! My family is coming to visit me in Chicago!" Fear not my friends! As you already know, Chicago is filled with things to do, places to eat, and sights to see. It's choosing which are most parent-friendly and most exciting that can be a challenge--if I had my way, it'd be nonstop burgers every … Continue reading Chicago: Where to Take the Fam Bam
Festival season is one of my FAVORITE things about living in Chicago, and as the 2016 festivals come up, I thought I'd share my Top 5 street fests throughout the city! Take a look at some of the most delicious and entertaining fests here: Belmont-Sheffield Music Fest Located in the heart of Lakeview, the Belmont-Sheffield … Continue reading Chicago: Which Fest is Best?
Let's face it; we've all fancied ourselves a poor man's version of Dave Grohl at some point. Hell, you might even BE Dave (shout out to the almighty Foo!). So what do you do when you wanna un7leash your inner rock star? You take a shot of Jameson and head to karaoke night. Here's my … Continue reading Chicago: Hey Now, You’re a Rock Star
The best burgers in the beautiful city of Chicago.