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Palmer House

It was so nice being home for the holidays again this year! Greg and I flew into Chicago a week before Christmas and spent lots of wonderful time with family […]
Palmer House

Quality Italian

Quality Italian in Midtown has traditional Italian dishes and one very special dish you won’t be able to get enough of! But I’m getting ahead of myself… My cousins Blair and […]
Quality Italian

Pizano’s

My friend Matt texted me asking for Chicago recommendations. My immediate response? DEEP DISH PIZZA! Hailing from Chicago, and traveling back there often, I consider myself a deep dish pizza […]
Pizano’s

Maison Pickle

A few weeks ago Greg’s parents came up to NYC to see us (and to see Hamilton)! And although they were likely more excited to see Hamilton than to see […]
Maison Pickle

Jacksonville

After a fun family weekend in Indianapolis, we headed down to Jacksonville, Florida to see Josh and Kate’s new home. While we were there, Josh took us to NAS Jacksonville […]
Jacksonville

Vitae

My mom came out to NYC for a special visit, and it was fun spending time together just the two of us. During much of her trip we indulged in […]
Vitae

Atlanta

“Don’t call it Hotlanta.” So began my friend Martin’s email with advice on what to do and see in Atlanta, causing me to laugh out loud. Greg is a consultant […]
Atlanta

Fiammé

Vicki, my number one blog fan, also recommend eating at Fiammé in nearby Naperville, Illinois while I was in town. So I got together with a few of my cousins […]
Fiammé

Easter in DC

For Easter this year Greg and I headed down to Washington, DC to visit his sister Katherine, her husband Dave, and their two daughters, E & W. I love taking […]
Easter in DC

La Sirena

The first time Greg and I went to La Sirena in Chelsea we liked it so much we knew we had to bring my mom there when she visited. We […]
La Sirena

Death & Co

Even though they’re technically no longer necessary due to the twenty-first amendment, New York City is still known for its speakeasies. And there’s one in particular I’d been wanting to […]
Death & Co