The Best Food & Drinks in Portland

After an amazing experience in Seattle, I had to go back West. I took a week long summer trip to Portland, Oregon in July. With the perfect amount of time to explore I took advantage of both the city and the hot spots in surrounding areas! Portland is a beautiful clean little city with amazing things to do…

D.C. Airport Dining: Kapnos Taverna

I was in my hometown of D.C. for work this week and I arrived at Reagan National Airport to come back to Chicago a few hours early with some time to kill.  I was wandering along the airport corridor and was surprised to stumble upon a new location of Kapnos Taverna! The restaurant, its first location situated in the heart of…

Chicago Restaurant Week Dinner: Nando Milano Trattoria

I think Italian was on my mind for restaurant week this year.  I checked out another restaurant in Wicker Park off of Division Street called Nando Milano Trattoria for dinner.  As soon as I walked in I knew I was in for a treat.  The owner, who opened up the restaurant a few years ago is from…

Chicago Restaurant Week Brunch: Bar Siena

Chicago Restaurant Week is from January 22-February 4 this year.  I’ve been a fan of restaurant week since I’ve lived in D.C.  It’s always an excuse to check out new hot spots I’ve been wanting to get to as well as test out my palate to new cultural experiences. A place that has been on my…