Let’s Travel! Four Perfect Winter Days in Paris: Day 1

This is post 1 of 4 of my Parisian weekend. The next three will follow in the next few days. Last week, I spent a long weekend in Paris. My wanderlust for the city came true. Thanks to my very understanding husband and baby, I jetted off on Thursday night (without them) and came back … Continue reading Let’s Travel! Four Perfect Winter Days in Paris: Day 1

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Let’s Shop and Eat! At Eataly Chicago

Happy New Year!! I didn't know whether to categorize Eataly Chicago as a place to eat or shop but I think it should be both. I went to Eataly the Friday after Christmas...thinking no one would be there.  Boy was I wrong. The place was so crowded with people, it was hard to just get in the front … Continue reading Let’s Shop and Eat! At Eataly Chicago

Let’s Eat! Brunch at Au Cheval

Last Monday, Charlie and I took the day off of work to do some last minute Christmas shopping and had brunch at Au Cheval. The restaurant is laid out like a diner - an open kitchen and booths along the wall.  But Au Cheval is not your ordinary diner...it's more of an upscale diner with a European ambiance (think dimly lit).  With that in mind, Au Cheval is definitely … Continue reading Let’s Eat! Brunch at Au Cheval

Let’s Eat! Korean at Cho Sun Ok Restaurant

We finally made it to Cho Sun Ok Restaurant in Lincoln Square on Friday night. We got there early enough to get a table without having to wait. There is normally a line out the door, if you get there after 7 pm. We went with our friends Janice and Pete. It was also their … Continue reading Let’s Eat! Korean at Cho Sun Ok Restaurant

My Food Obession: Chia Te Pineapple Pastry

A coworker introduced me to the Chia Te pineapple pastry when she brought them to the office, after her visit home from Taiwan. She told me it was very popular in Taiwan and that I should taste why. I gave them a try and have loved them ever since. There's something about this pastry that … Continue reading My Food Obession: Chia Te Pineapple Pastry