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A Weekend in Chicago

A couple of weekends ago I spent a few days visiting my parents in Chicago, cuddling with my puppy and making a much-needed pilgrimage to Ikea…

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Eats: Mercat a la Planxa

Last week, in honor of my 22nd birthday, I joined one of my closest friends at a Catalán restaurant she found specially for the occasion. We first met more than a year and a half ago…

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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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…

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Eats: Santullo’s

If there is one thing to know about my father, it’s that he absolutely loves New York style pizza. Yes, I’ve spent my entire life in Chicago, where not liking deep dish is a cardinal…

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Nerding: The Chicago Pedway

Along with the same soft spot that I have for Chicago, I have an equally profound love for the city’s history. From city planning to legends of hauntings and favorite mob boss hang-outs, I can’t…

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On the Road: Chicago

Like any true lover of adventures, I am a large fan of road trips. I love the quirky attractions, the unique town names (I’m looking at you, What Cheer) and finding the perfect compilation of…