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Valentine’s Day with Vosges Haut-Chocolat

  Valentine’s Day. That gushy, “love is in the air” day when heart strings are tugged, bouquets are assembled, and chocolates are indulged. What started off as a day commemorating Valentinus (a Christian martyr who performed weddings for soldiers who were forbidden to marry in the 5th century) is now an occasion to…

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See + Eat: Harold Washington Library + Animale

  Poet Carl Sandburg described Chicago as the “City of the Big Shoulders” in 1916, and the city carries that moniker proudly to this day. Having called Chicago my 3rd home (Bangkok –> Seattle –> Chicago) for over 4 years now, there are still many cultural and historical attractions I have yet…

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Birthday Celebration – Staycation at Conrad Chicago

How do you normally celebrate your birthday? A get together, a special outing, or a trip to somewhere exotic perhaps? This year for my birthday I wanted to take a day off to relax, unwind, and explore without venturing far from home. Catering to my wanderlust-induced spirit without compromising quality…

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Walk Down Memory Lane 2016

2016. Saying goodbye to 365 days of lessons taught and learned, to moments of tears and laughter, to choices of holding on and letting go. A year where I’ve met people that made me laugh a bit louder and smile a bit brighter. A year where I fought hard for what…

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Whiskey Thief

  Nestled in the heart of downtown Evanston is a new whiskey establishment that I’ve stopped by recently for post work grub. A local joint boasting of small batch spirits and delectable new American food, I walked into Whiskey Thief with my non-existent Sherlock Holmes gear only to be instantly smitten…

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Wine ‘n Dine at Filini

  When it comes to fine dining in Chicago, there’s a myriad selection of restaurants that deliver in taste and aesthetics. Now can you blame the Windy City; after all, Michelin star restaurants are opening up faster than the rate at which residential developments can keep up with (cough the West Loop neighborhood).…

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Date Night At Freds At Barneys

  Summer in Chicago has no shortage of outdoor activities to engage in. A cardio workout along Lakeshore Drive, a leisure stroll along the clashing waves of North Avenue Beach. Besides the physical abundance of blue skies and Vitamin D, the city also offers a vast array of delectable cuisines that are as appetizing as…