What's Cookin' Chicago
Resto Review: LINKS Taproom
Not too far from my kitchen studio, there are a plethora of restaurants, bars and places to check out. The truth is, when I'm working, I don't have much time (if any) before my classes to visit any of these places. And by the time I'm done with a day of teaching, I'm too exhausted to go anywhere ...
BBQ Chicken Flatbread
It's been a busy start of the month for me. Work at the corporate pharmacy has been extremely busy, requiring me to work long longs and dealing without any work/life balance at the moment. It's also impacted how much time I have to update this site with new, tasty things to share. But I've managed
Eco Egg Dying for Easter
Every year, a tradition Patrick's family has is dying eggs for Easter. This year is no exception and I know we're excited to get together tomorrow and show off our creative side. If you're into colorful eggs as well, how about skipping the chemical dyes and create DIY dyes that are kid-friendly and
March Fun Foodie & Spring Finds!
March was a great month to come across some delicious new items as well as things perfect to have just in time for spring break! Here are some fun finds I'm highlighting this month, in hopes you may be intrigued to check them out yourself too! Calolea Extra Virgin Olive Oil Michael Keller, the ...
Easter Brunch: Prairie Grass Cafe
When looking for a restaurant to celebrate Easter , you want to make sure that there's something offered for the entire family to enjoy. Look no further than Prairie Grass Cafe (601 Skokie Blvd, Northbrook, IL 60062; 847-205-4433 ) in Northbrook. Chefs Sarah Stegner and George Bumbaris have ...
Easter Sunday Brunch: Shaw's Crabhouse
This Easter Sunday, April 5th , 2015 , Shaw's Crab House in Schaumburg is offering both a brunch and dinner buffet that are not to be missed! Priced at $59 for adults and free for kids 12 and younger (limit 2 children per adult), the brunch buffet will feature many Shaw's favorites including a
Easter Sunday Brunch: Carnivale
Carnivale, Latin-fusion restaurant located in the West Loop neighborhood, continues to be one of Chicago's most popular destinations for celebratory occasions including Easter and Mother's Day. In honor of these brunch fueled holidays, signature brunch items will continue into the ...
Easter Sunday Brunch: Roy's Restaurant
On Easter Sunday , Roy’s Restaurant is offering a spectacular, family-friendly two-course brunch menu at the Chicago location and other Roy's Restaurant locations nationwide. Highlights of the menu include: Complimentary Housemade Brioche Sticky Bun Choice of appetizer Delicious entrée Full menu
Wedding Wednesday: March Update
How is it almost April already?! This month just flew by and it's crazy to think we'll be getting married in just over 4 months. Four months?! Needless to say, there always seems to be some kind of wedding related task and this month was no exception. If anything, any wedding planning tasks left to
Honey Pecan Crusted Chicken
Life has been especially busy this month that I haven't really had a chance to share some dinner recipes made during the week. But I found some spare time into the wee hours of the night (while my boys were sleeping) to share a recent household favorite. This Honey Pecan Crusted Chicken captures ...