Hope everyone has a sweet weekend. The Mozart Torte from Julius Meinl certainly helps: Dark chocolate and pistachio mousse, chocolate cake and pistachio nougatine.Read More Chocolate Mozart Torte – Julius Meinl | Lakeview, Chicago
The salted date ice cream with cardamom marshmallow and sesame chocolate granola from Oro in San Francisco is a must order. Spicy, herbal, citrus flavor of the soft marshmallow with the crunchy sweet granola is heavenly. Chefs from SF favorites Commonwealth and Foreign Cinema bring you California/Mediterranean cuisine in industrial but warm space with concrete […]Read More Strike Gold from Drinks to Desserts at Oro | SoMa, San Francisco
If cocktails served in a secret-ish underground station with a 1940s vibe in London sounds intriguing – stay tuned for more on this hush-hush experience. For now I leave you with the Gracie Fields: Vodka, rose liqueur, homemade rhubarb-rose-pepper syrup with Prosecco foam. Cheers!Read More Want To Sip Cocktails Underground in London?
Step back in time to a private old school club with rich leather booths, wood paneling, and an air of exclusivity at the Cherry Circle Room in the renovated Chicago Athletic Club Association Hotel. Pickelhaube helmets, framed crest banners and rabbits with swords and shields on the dinnerware lend an air of military/secret society mystery. […]Read More Here’s Your Lunch Deal of the Week – Cherry Circle Room | The Loop, Chicago
Ice chunks on the Chicago River looking toward Lake Michigan.Read More Chicago in Winter
What To Do, Gift, And Eat This Valentine’s Day Valentine’s Day falls on a Sunday this year giving you the whole weekend to celebrate. However, you do not need to officially celebrate Valentine’s Day to enjoy any of these ideas, Chinese Lunar New Year events are included as well. Have fun! Do Visit the solarise: […]Read More 12 Ways To Make Sure Your Valentine’s Day Is Brilliant
Modeled after the Irani cafés in Bombay, Dishoom is full of tiled floors, brick, bentwood style chairs, old-timey photographs and delivers great Indian and Irani flavors in a bustling atmosphere. Need to Know: Get here before 6:30pm to avoid a long line, sorry, queue Reservations available for 6 or more Tented patio is a bit […]Read More Experience a Bombay Café at Dishoom|Shoreditch, London
Spending New Year’s Eve on a plane wasn’t that bad – traveling west gave me an opportunity to see an extended sunset over the ocean with the sun dipping below the horizon as we hit beautiful Greenland. Minutes before this picture was taken the plane was filled with gorgeous violet light.Read More Sunset over Greenland