Chicago Restaurant Week – January 24 – February 6 The restaurants participating in the 2014 Chicago Restaurant Week were announced yesterday and online reservations are open! It’s a great list so good luck making a choice. All menus are prix fixe and start at $22 for lunch and either $33 or $44 for dinner. This […]Read More Chicago Restaurant Week – Resevations Open!
It’s here! Check out the Chicago Food Bloggers holiday gift guide for the foodie in your life or to give yourself some items for your own holiday list. 100 pages full of treats, kitchenware, gadgets and many items from local Chicago shops. This is *the* foodie Holiday Gift Guide. Including 4 of my holiday picks! […]Read More It’s Here! The Best Foodie Gift Guide via Chicago Food Bloggers!
Mitte is a bustling neighborhood in Berlin full of bars, restaurants and close to attractions like Alexanderplatz, Brandenburger Tor and museums. Schönhauser Strasse is a wonderful street with boutiques and cafes with a cozy Italian corner restaurant called Mädchenitaliener. We happened upon Mädchenitaliener before going to see the Eisbären Berlin play (Berlin’s professional hockey team). The […]Read More Great Italian in Berlin|Mädchenitaliener in Mitte
Mario Batali’s Eataly opened on Monday and is basically Disneyland for foodies. Remember when Whole Foods opened up their store in Lincoln Park and you felt like you could spend hours in there? Well this feels like Whole Food times ten. Two levels full of all the groceries, wine, food, cookbooks and kitchenware you could […]Read More Italian Food Lover’s Dream – Ciao, Eataly Chicago!
Christmas markets, known as Christkindlmarkt and Weihnachtsmarkt, have been held in Germany since the mid 1400s and are very popular today. Millions of people visit the markets throughout Germany to celebrate Advent and spend time with family and friends. My first Chistkindlmarkt was in Chicago in Daley Plaza and I loved it. I had heard […]Read More It’s Christmas Market Time in Hamburg & Erfurt, Germany