Tuesday Top Ten: Things I Love about Working in Lincoln Park

I am a persistent list maker, so I decided to start a new recurring feature: the Tuesday Top Ten. In general, I think most of my lists will be pop culture related, but since my summer here in Chicago is winding down, I thought it would be appropriate to do at least one Windy City … More Tuesday Top Ten: Things I Love about Working in Lincoln Park

July in Instagrams

A look back at July through the lens of my iPhone: Row 1: family at Hamilton Lake and a self portrait while shopping; Row 2: dinner at Rockit Burger and the view from a rooftop terrace on Lakeshore Drive; Row 3: the view on my daily L ride home and beautiful glassware in Andersonville; Row … More July in Instagrams

Mercat a la Planxa

I have been to Mercat a la Planxa, a tapas restaurant in downtown Chicago, twice – once a few years back, and once a few weeks ago. The first time I remember liking the restaurant, but this time around, I loved the restaurant. It’s possible that part of this was due to heat-induced delirium; we … More Mercat a la Planxa

Recent Lunch Eats: Wildberry, 25 Degrees, and Grahamwich (Part Deux)

Along the same lines as my Recent Breakfast Eats post, here are a couple recent(ish) lunches of note: Wildberry: If I worked downtown, I would probably go to Wildberry a lot – it’s a great spot for a quick but tasty workday lunch. I’ve gone a couple times and the food has always been good … More Recent Lunch Eats: Wildberry, 25 Degrees, and Grahamwich (Part Deux)