Prasino Menu

Eats: Prasino

When I was in Chicago I met up with two old friends are a low key birthday brunch at Prasino, a farm-to-table restaurant in the suburbs that is absolutely one of my favorite places to go out…

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DIY: Infused Vodkas

I’ve been wanting to try infusing vodka for awhile now, so what better time to do so then during the height of the holiday season.

DIY Eats: Avocado Spring Rolls

Yesterday some of my oldest and dearest friends got together to catch up and celebrate the holidays while we’re all still in town. Our party was a potluck of sorts and involved lots of old…

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Eats: Chicago Cupcake Tour

Since I’ve been home I’ve been taking advantage of good food, free laundry and, most importantly, ample time to catch up on my sleep. In fact, the only real plans I’ve had so far involved…

The Library Brunch

Eats: University Library Cafe

Before it’s reopening the University Library Cafe, affectionately known by Drake students as the Library, was just another – somewhat questionable – campus bar. But now, under new ownership, the Library has quickly become one…

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Eats: Iowa State Fair

Because there are just too many fantastic things to eat at the Iowa State Fair, I couldn’t help but dedicate an entire post to the (not-so-healthy) things I consumed during my day at the fairgrounds….

Stuffed French Toast

Eats: Louie’s Wine Dive

I’m not going to lie – I was devastated to see Iowa Bakery Cafe, once located near the 42nd Street and University Avenue intersection, close. Their bagel sandwiches were to die for and the frozen…

Americana Bombshell Brunch

Eats: Americana

I’ve been dreaming of Americana’s Bombshell Brunch for a long time – basically ever since I learned that it included a grilled cheese bar. So now that I work 40+ hours a week at a…