Brightwok

Recommended by my foodie friend, Amanda Topper, I stopped into Brightwok after work a few weeks ago to see what the hype was all about. Walking through the loop and down the not-so-visited locations alongside Wabash Ave, I’ll admit, I was a little hesitant. However, when I left (with a huge bag of food in hand), I…

Behind the Scenes of Cochon Volant

The Behind the Scenes series entails insight from behind the chef’s counter and a restaurant’s outlook of its past, present, and future.  With the spirit of Bastille Day upon us (check out thechicagochic.com for my latest roundup), my favorite and I stress FAVORITE restaurant at the moment is the “flying pig” itself, Cochon Volant. Located in…

Real Eggs, Real People – The Eastman Egg Company

Growing up within the financial world, two things I’ve learned quickly are that: 1. “time is of the essence” and 2. a quick and good breakfast in the morning is essential, especially if you are at your job more than 8h a day, like I am. Whether than means making your own breakfast at home or…