NYE: New Year, No Thanks.

NYE: New Year, No Thanks.

It's seconds from midnight. The year is coming to an end and you find yourself doing the same routine over and over again - at some bro bar celebrating life. You look into the distance to check on your best friend. You spot her, and per usual, she is drunk...

Breweries + Craft Beer = a.girl.rates.beer

Breweries + Craft Beer = a.girl.rates.beer

When she’s not busy studying Molecular Pharmacology at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Becca dedicates her free time to her love for craft beers. Luckily she shares her love for beer with her 5000+ fans on Instagram using the handle...

Roberta’s is Coming to Chicago

Roberta’s is Coming to Chicago

Roberta's is coming. Roberta's is coming. I repeat. Roberta's. Is. Coming. TO CHICAGO. The famed Brooklyn pizza joint will be taking over Dusek's wood-fired ovens for one weekend only. On November 11th and 12th, pizza lovers will get to taste some of the...

Otoro: The Kobe Beef of the Sea

Otoro: The Kobe Beef of the Sea

Much like the different grades of beef, there’s a visible difference between the cuts of tuna. With beef, you have USDA Select, Choice, Prime (+Certified Black Angus for some), and then wagyu and kobe. Kobe beef, the pinnacle of steak, sells for about $110...

A Preview of Gibson’s Italia

A Preview of Gibson’s Italia

Gibson’s is known for their steaks, martinis and lively atmosphere. It should come as no surprise that that same recipe will cook up some success at the new venture: Gibson’s Italia. Gibson’s Italia looks to add some Italian flare to the steaks you already...

Fine Dining Etiquette: Inadequate

Fine Dining Etiquette: Inadequate

How is one expected to behave while dining at some of the finest restaurants in the world? Is there a manual or a script to follow when dining at Alinea, The French Laundry or Eleven Madison Park? For many, the expectation is to dress your best and to bring your...

Brazilian Bread (Pão de Queijo)

Brazilian Bread (Pão de Queijo)

If you’ve ever been to a Brazilian steakhouse like Fogo de Chao or Chama Gaucho, the chances are, you’ve most definitely had those delicious little Brazilian breads known as Pão de Queijo. What is it about them that make them so addictive? One after the other, you...

Well, What’s the Point?

Well, What’s the Point?

The point is to discover food and have a conversation while sharing our dining experiences with one another. Food brings people together and has the ability to engage thought. I'm not here to tell what you should and shouldn't like, because enjoying a meal...