Oysy Sushi | Chicago

Oysy Sushi was just a short walk from our hotel. I ordered a salad with ginger dressing and the Miami Roll – shrimp, kani-kama, masago, avocado, cucumber, mayo, cream cheese, lightly breaded and deep fried. It was delicious. The service was good and fast. Definitely a good contender for sushi if you are in Chicago.   website

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Zesty Egg Salad

This zesty egg salad is great for a quick breakfast or lunch. The hint of lemon makes it fresh and a tad tart. Perfect for summer.

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Eating in the Middle by Andie Mitchell

I squealed with delight when I discovered Andie Mitchell was creating a cookbook. Her blog has been a favorite of mine for a while now and I recently finished listening to her memoir, It Was Me All Along. Immediately I knew I would adore her cookbook just as much if not more. The pages are

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Stan’s Donuts | Chicago

Simply put, Stan’s Donuts is amazing. There were so many donuts to choose from and they all looked delicious. Chocolate Old Fashioned, Buttermilk Bar, Peanut Butter Banana Pocket, Nutella Pocket and Maple Carmel Bacon Pecan Bar just to name a few. After much contemplation, I ended up deciding on the Old Fashioned Blueberry. I love old fashioned

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Lavazza | Chicago

While in Chicago, we stopped in Lavazza for a quick cup of coffee/tea. We had been walking around the city and needed a rest and some caffeine. I ordered a white chocolate mocha which was delicious. Lavazza has several locations around the windy city. The coffee and service were both great. I definitely would recommend them

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Mother’s Day 2016

Happy Mother’s Day to all you sweet Mamas out there, whether you’re a “fur mama”, human mama, or soon-to-be mama, today is your day! My Mom came over and we grilled a feast to feed an army. It was just the three of us (plus Winston) so I am looking forward to leftovers for days!

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Bang Bang Pie & Biscuits | Chicago

Biscuits are one of my all-time favorite foods so when I came across Bang Bang Pie & Biscuits on a list of top breakfast spots, I knew we had to go there while we were in Chicago.  Bang Bang Pie & Biscuits is located in Logan Square, a neighborhood northwest of the city. It is one

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The Berkshire Room | Chicago

The Berkshire Room feels like a step back in time. This little treasure is tucked away on the ground floor of the ACME Hotel. After a long day of exploring the city we wanted to stay close for dinner.  We took the elevator down 14 stories and arrived at our dinner spot for the night. Talk about

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