The Happiest of Hours at The Kitchen

For years, I’ve passed The Kitchen  on my walk to work each morning and every time I’ve passed it, the same thought crept into my brain= I need to check out that menu. After about 300+ times of thinking that since October 2014, I finally crept on the webpage at work and knew immediately I’d need to actually go in-rather than walk by.

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Healthy (Kind of) Drinking

With all of the different types and modifications of alcohol over the years, I don’t know how I’ve survived all of the temptations over the years. I’ve truly never really been into beer, frozen margs, super fruity drinks, etc.. From when I began drinking to even now, I’ve always enjoyed liquor focused beverages, more than the “cute” drinks or heavier brews. And I must say, knowing what I know now about alcohol and its “nutritional” content, sticking to stiffer drinks has actually been my saving grace.

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Rebooting for 2016

I realize that I’ve produced a few posts related to anti-juice cleanses. However, with my recent tummy problems and constant bloating – I began to research different types of cleanses to partake in. Although I really do not like drinking juice for three days and starve as I watch my hubs-to-be eat real food, my normal detox/food aids were not helping. My number one requirement when searching was finding a product that doesn’t leave me feel STARVING/miserable/grumpy.  As I was about to give up, I remembered this small store in Lincoln Park I used to live by – City Press Juice.

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Behind the Scenes of Presidio

The Behind the Scenes series entails insight from behind the chef’s counter and a restaurant’s outlook of its past, present, and future. 

After months and months of nailing down a date to try out this new hot-spot, the hubs-to-be and I found some time to hop on the blue line to Bucktown. Although easy to miss from the outside, Presidio‘s  menu is anything but forgettable.

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