Tag Archives: Chicago

Chicago

A few years ago after I moved to D.C. from Chicago, I saw an Indian movie called “The Lunchbox.” I went alone because I still didn’t know many people in the city. But I also like seeing movies by myself … Continue reading

Posted in Restaurant Reviews, Traveling, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Winter in Chicago (and ways I’ve cooked up to tolerate it)

This is what it looked like in Chicago on Tuesday:   Note the car that is completely covered in snow. When I decided to attend Northwestern, I knew what I was getting myself into. I knew that winters in Chicago … Continue reading

Posted in Brunch, Dinner, Restaurant Reviews, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Chicago Restaurant Week: Naha

Every once in awhile, you have a meal you know you’ll never forget. Today was one of those days. It’s Chicago Restaurant Week, a dream for foodies and anyone with a self-professed obsession for trying high-quality food at half (or … Continue reading

Posted in Restaurant Reviews, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Brunch at Birchwood Kitchen in Wicker Park

My first quarter of grad school is officially over! It’s crazy to say, and even crazier to think about…I can’t believe how fast it went by, especially towards the end. I thought that the moment I finished my work, turned … Continue reading

Posted in Restaurant Reviews, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

French Toast at M. Henry and a Salad Chez Moi

You know when you haven’t seen someone in a while, and all of a sudden you run into them (somewhat awkwardly) in a public place? Maybe you’re excited to see them (or, maybe not…), but ultimately the question that crosses … Continue reading

Posted in Restaurant Reviews, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Lincoln Square and Evanston Beaches

Over the weekend, I trekked across Chicago to meet my friend Anna for brunch.  She just moved to Lincoln Square, a neighborhood on Chicago’s North Side known for its eclectic shops, delicious restaurants, and lederhosen. Yes, that’s right, lederhosen…The neighborhood … Continue reading

Posted in Restaurant Reviews, Traveling, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Exploring Evanston and Chicago, Illinois

I’m here! After weeks of packing, preparing, and trying not to lose my mind (much less my belongings), I finally made the move to Evanston, Illinois. For those of you who don’t know, Evanston is a suburb located directly to … Continue reading

Posted in Restaurant Reviews, Traveling, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments