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A Sappy Post

One of the best things about being a “foodie” is that when people go on trips they bring you back local food treasures. Earlier in the month, one of our friends dropped their oldest son off in Vermont for his freshman year in college. Guess what they brought back for me? Trout? Dilly Beans? Venison? …

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Felt Like a Gourmet

Little fish, big pond…that was me yesterday.  I had the honor and pleasure of attending Chicago Gourmet sponsored by bon appétit  magazine.  I heard it was THE premier food event to attend in Chicago and I must admit, it was BREATHTAKING! I, honestly, didn’t know what I was getting myself into.  I knew it was advertised …

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Guess Who Was Voted MVB??

I just found out that I was voted Chicago’s Most Valuable Blogger (Dining and Entertainment Division)!!!! Thank you soooooo much for your votes and support!!!  I am literally speechless. Given this will be the closest I will ever come to making an acceptance speech, I have to put out a couple of  special thank yous. …

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Sushi update…

If you read my article in The Beachcoast about sushi in NW Indiana, you will know that I recommended House of Kobe as a sushi spot.  I went there today and was very disappointed.  The actual fish was delicious but my rice was less than extradonary.  It lacked everything that makes sushi so wonderful.  It was …