Month: September 2011
Month: September 2011
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?
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
The end of summer means different things to people. For some, it is a time to close up the pool and put the boat in storage. (I fit in neither of those categories.) For others, it is a time for one last vacation at their summer home on the beach. (Not me…but if you have
Have you ever wondered why some foods get renamed because their original name is unappetizing? Is there some chef rulebook that rates name perception? It is one of those things I think about as I become a more adventurous eater. I speculate if I should actually ask what I’m eating or am I better off
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.
Before I write up today’s blog, I must first thank Benny for fixing my script error. I am so lucky that my husband has such brilliant friends! I appreciate everyone’s patience with this problem. I have to admit it made me a little grumpy. Speaking of grumpy (how is that for a segue?), have you
I am working on finding a solution for the people who are receiving a script error. Please be patient as I resolve this problem without any computer technological skills! Thanks. Barb
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
I wanted to take a moment to thank everyone who reads “Felt Like a Foodie” for voting during the CBS MVB contest. (One last hint for you to vote for me.) The outpouring of support I have received has truly been a gift! (Not as good of a gift as winning but that isn’t the
Last week I went out to lunch at a quirky fun bistro and was excited to see “Garden Fresh Tomato Soup” on the menu. Tomatoes in NW Indiana and Chicagoland (shameless voting reminder) have been so good this season that I was thrilled to try the seasonal soup. The friend I was with inquired if