Eataly: The Best of Italy Under One Roof

New York has always been synonymous with the following: 1) Broadway; 2) Wall Street; 3) Ground Zero; 4) The Empire State Building; and 5) The Statue of Liberty. And there is one more item: Food!  New York, of course, is Continue reading Eataly: The Best of Italy Under One Roof

Strawberry Picking in Michigan

While I live in a country that only knows two seasons–the dry and the wet– I have started appreciating more the seasons in countries like the US, having a full appreciation of the summer weather during my recent trip to Continue reading Strawberry Picking in Michigan

Duck Sausage with Foie Gras: Yes, Eat It Before You Die

As I mentioned in another post, a trip to Chicago is never complete until one has eaten a hotdog or two.  Downtown hotdogs, check. Now, for a greater, tastier food adventure! About 30 minutes by train from downtown Chicago is Continue reading Duck Sausage with Foie Gras: Yes, Eat It Before You Die

Argo, the Georgian Bakery

If there’s one thing I’m loving about Chicago, it’s the great variety of hole-in-the walls, featuring different cuisines from all around the world. After all, wherever you go, you will always, always see a Chinese restaurant, a French café or Continue reading Argo, the Georgian Bakery

Oprah's Favorite Popcorn

CHICAGO (Yep, I’m still here) — I think I have a mental list of people I wish I’d bump into when I am here in the States.  And while I am Chicago, of course, I would want to meet one Continue reading Oprah's Favorite Popcorn

Portillo's Chicago Dog: A Must-Eat!

CHICAGO – There are two ultiate dishes that are must-eats for anyone who visits this windy city.  One is Chicago’s Deep Dish Pizza (which I will write about very soon).  The other is the Chicago Dog. I got to try Continue reading Portillo's Chicago Dog: A Must-Eat!