Savory and sweet…pleasing and belly filling…classic and just right.
When looking for a good brunch restaurant, these are the standards I seek. A popular spot near my apartment called Stax Cafe provides just that and has become a regular go-to on Sunday mornings.
Many will tell you, the food industry is not for the faint of heart (or stomach, nose, tongue, etc.).
It’s an incredibly tough career to get into, and with men holding the highest paid and most prominent kitchen jobs at top restaurants across America, it can be a tougher career for women. During Share Our Strength’s Taste of the Nation Chicago, I caught up with top female mixologists and chefs who have pushed hard to show how men and women can dish it out.
For the first time ever, I spent Christmas and New Year celebrations away from my family..and instead with my soon-to-be in-laws in San Diego.
My fiance Dallas and I were incredibly excited to go to see family and friends..and we also had a major craving ever since moving to the MidWest – a craving for delicious Cali burritos. Despite having found incredible Mexican/Latin spots in Chi-town like Frontera Grill, there has been no luck in finding a burrito that can compare with the ones made in San Diego…and perhaps that’s a good thing.
We’ve all done it. Situations vary but we all have eaten alone.
The stereotype is that it can be depressing or seem gluttonous. Pictures come up of bad breakups or sitting in sweats watching Netflix or spending a holiday alone.
Perhaps the idea seems so lowly because so many of us associate eating with socializing – so how could one possibly have fun being alone with their meal?
I am OFFICIALLY a quarter-century old!!! And how did I celebrate this significant birthday? By feasting.