Kinship

During my mother’s visit, we were lucky enough to have a girl’s night out.  Miles was invited to a birthday sleepover, so it was time for us to hit the town.  We must have spent an hour on Yelp reviewing menus trying to decide where to go.  We both had particular tastes and they didn’t…

Tom’s Tavern

While in visiting Detroit recently, my girlfriends and I went on a historic bar tour.  Our first stop was Tom’s Tavern.  It’s literally a few miles from where I grew up and had no idea it was still in business.  This place is a gem of a  dive bar. The drinks are cheap, the staff is…

Zentan

Now that I’m working in downtown DC, I find myself actually eating lunch.   I’m waiting to it to get a little warmer, then it’s going to be long walks over the Mall and sitting in the grass. I’ve been lucky enough in my new job to find lots of cool people who want to…

Reno

I love Reno in Chicago’s Logan square neighborhood for its awesome pizza and burrata, but this weekend we decided to try the brunch sandwiches. I ordered the Pine –  Chicken thigh / white cheddar / dill pickles / hot honey / trinity bun. The chicken was juicy but crispy, the bread was perfectly sweet with…

Aretha Frankenstein’s Waffles

Miles and I finally had a weekend where we didn’t have to get up early to do anything, so I treated us with a real breakfast. No cereal for us today! I came across a recipe for waffles from a restaurant in Chattanooga called Aretha Frankenstein’s on Food52. The recipe was called Aretha Frankenstein’s Waffles…