Chicago Neighborhood Guide – West Loop


On today’s edition of the Chicago Neighborhood Guide we are taking a look at one of my favorite neighborhoods for dining – the West Loop.  Many of my favorite restaurants are located in this neighborhood and I love the industrial feel that all of the meat markets and warehouses provide. via Our West Loop narrator… 

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Ina Garten’s Greek Salad

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Greek salads are one of my favorite things to eat!  I especially love the salty feta cheese and briny olives.  I was recently watching the Food Network and saw Ina Garten (who can do no wrong) make a delicious Greek feast.  Part of her meal included this fresh, colorful Greek salad which will be the… 

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Tuesday Tastes – Q BBQ

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It’s no secret that I love a good barbecue restaurant, as seen here, here, and here.  Recently Kevin and I visited a much more casual barbecue establishment with quick counter service.  Q BBQ has three locations in Chicago (Lakeview), La Grange, and Naperville.  We stopped in the La Grange location for dinner on our way… 

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Against the Grain Cookbook Review


Since Kevin started eating gluten free last fall, I am constantly searching for new recipes to make.  It’s pretty easy to effortlessly cook gluten free meals, but baking has been where I’ve had to learn new techniques.  Enter Against the Grain. This cookbook has hundreds of gluten free recipes from real, all-natural ingredients.  In addition… 

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