Sisterly California Adventures

Since 2011, my sister and I have taken a sister-trip or do a sister-activity at least once a year. Although I’ve been to California a handful of times, Sara has never been that far West. Besides hitting up all of the natural touristy spots for her, I also had to do a lot of research…

Behind the Scenes of Cotton Duck

The Behind the Scenes series entails insight from behind the chef’s counter and a restaurant’s outlook of its past, present, and future.  Nestled right off of Damen Ave, it’s no surprise this new concept is flourishing via word of mouth. Ukrainian Village’s newest gem, Cotton Duck has been delivering nothing short of spectacular dishes since day one….

Just live your LYFE

Sure we’ve seen these restaurants pop up around town, but what exactly is LYFE Kitchen? Another health food concept? Another place that offers an overpriced salad in Chicago? Only dining at LYFE a few times, I can tell you with confidence that this is the most complex, yet simple restaurant I’ve ever visited. It may…

The Butcher and the Burger

Lincoln Park is home to some awesome dining staples: Sweet Mandy B’s, Alinea, Boka, and more. However, a newcomer (but not really) to the game is the The Butcher and The Burger. Considering how many times I’ve walked past this restaurant and haven’t gone in, is a complete travesty.