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Honey Butter Fried Chicken

Happy Monday, y’all! There are many things I love about my job, but the commute is not one of them. Thankfully, I have a bunch of great train buddies to pass the time with, and we’ve recently started planning after-work outings. Hence, the formation of the Metra Supper Club! Every month, one of us picks […]

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Jay Pharoah at Zanies

I love comedy shows; over the years I’ve seen Russell Peters, Dane Cook, and Aziz Ansari twice each, in addition to some lesser known comedians in New York. I also grew up watching Saturday Night Live. So when my friends Jane and Bernard invited me to see Jay Pharoah at Zanies last week, it was […]

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Counting Crows at Ravinia

The first concert I ever attended was Counting Crows (featuring the Goo Good Dolls), 17 years ago; Monday night I had the chance to hear them play again! This time, at Ravinia, with Toad The Wet Sprocket. Talk about reliving the 90’s. One of the best music producing decades, in my opinion! The concert was […]

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Chicago Pride Parade

Hey y’all. It’s been so long since I’ve posted that I’ve practically forgotten how to do it. By now, you know my stance; I love blogging, but if it’s a choice of staying inside to draft a post or being out and about, I’ll always choose real life! I do plan to write more in […]

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Cook Au Vin: French Cooking Class

  I’m kinda addicted to Gilt City. I get sucked into buying “deals,” and inevitably, end up scrambling to use them before the expiration date. Take for example, the “French cooking class for two” at Cook Au Vin in Bucktown, which I purchased last fall. Full disclosure, I selected it thinking that it would be a fun […]

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