Where’d I go?

Wow. I took a break that lasted longer than I planned. Sitting inside while it’s 10 degrees outside, reading the Rainbow Cone post from last July reminds me just how long it’s been. Well, here’s to 2014 and hoping I can get back on the (blogging) horse.

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Last week, I went to New York for Forrester’s Forum For Customer Experience. While I was in town, I grabbed dinner with a friend at THE SMITH (Midtown). Dinner was great! Service was excellent from the time we walked in. We had reservations but the place was crowded and they were unable to seat us right… Continue reading EAT: THE SMITH / NYC

EAT: GRAHAMWICH / State & Ontario

When I was touring the city before relocating, the front desk clerk at The James listed GRAHAMWICH as a must-try, nearby recommendation. Unfortunately, award-winning chef Graham Elliot’s sandwich shop is only open from 8am-5pm and I was unable to sample the fare. These days, Grahamwich provides a nice break from the office and it’s never… Continue reading EAT: GRAHAMWICH / State & Ontario

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GO: Hello, Chicago!

I moved to Chicago a little over a year ago and took almost as much time off blogging. Oh, WordPress, how I have missed thee. Kicking it back off with a series on my favorite Chicago sights/scenes/foods/more. Chicago resident and tourist recommendation #1 : 1. CHICAGO RIVER ARCHITECTURE TOUR A little more than an hour… Continue reading GO: Hello, Chicago!


Thanks to an awesome Daily Candy deal, I finally got to splurge on some long-coveted products from THE LAUNDRESS.  Shown above: Wash & Stain Bars Can be used for spot cleaning and hand washing. Best when used for working on stains found on collars, cuffs, small straps & other tricky areas. Not recommended for wine… Continue reading BUY: THE LAUNDRESS

EAT: M. HENRY / Andersonville/Edgewater

In Andersonville, everyone talks about M. HENRY. Look at the photos and you’ll see why. Two different trips– cinnamon french toast the first time. And, quiche for the most recent visit. Service is friendly and while the restaurant was clearly busy, we didn’t feel rushed — a brunch must-have. Already looking forward to the next… Continue reading EAT: M. HENRY / Andersonville/Edgewater