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Throwback Thursday: Chicago, 1999+

Throwback Thursday: Chicago, 1999+

I first ate at Chicago Diner in 1999 when I was driving cross country to settle in Seattle, Washington. Though I am not 100% sure I picked up this menu at that time, it’s all I got to remember this early visit. Before I blogged […]

Midwest Vegan, Day 7 [Goodbye, Chicago]

Midwest Vegan, Day 7 [Goodbye, Chicago]

Karyn delivered–in save-the-best-for-last fashion. And after peeping her menus from her multiple vegan restaurants for many years, I was finally sitting in Karyn’s on Green, ready for Saturday brunch. I had the Breakfast Sliders: two delicious Belgian waffles for a bun, their yummy butternut squash “bacon,” a […]

Midwest Vegan, Day 6 [Chicago-style]

Midwest Vegan, Day 6 [Chicago-style]

The first full day in Chicago, Illinois on my own started at West Town Bakery & Diner, a spacious eatery with that ol’ diner feel… and a stocked bakery case with vegan delights. Breakfast was in order, and a sweet one at that. Sweet indeed. The […]

Midwest Vegan, Day 5

Midwest Vegan, Day 5

With this midwest jaunt winding down, it was time to head back to Chicago so check out some of their great vegan options before time runs thin. We returned to Chicago by way of Madison, Wisconsin, hitting two spots we missed on the way out […]

Midwest Vegan, Day 1

Midwest Vegan, Day 1

Home very briefly, it was time already to head back into these United States… by way of Chicago. But first, a scenic overlook in which we gaze upon the isle of Manhattan, New York City’s shining man-child and it’s pleasingly sharp rectangular Central Park. We’d […]

I Left My ღ in Chicago

I Left My ღ in Chicago

In Chicago again for the Pitchfork Music Festival I realized I kinda, like, love Chicago.ღ But moving onward to food, something far more translatable to the written word… I took the opportunity to squeeze in some vegan eats in before, between and after musical acts. […]

Live In Chicago | Rusticate the City

Live In Chicago | Rusticate the City

I spent this past weekend in Chicago, Illinois for the annual Pitchfork festival, the nation’s best summer music festival. Besides the great line-up of artists, Pitchfork covers all the bases of the top-notch outdoor festival, satisfying a finicky gal concerned with sustainability and quality: a […]

Chicago Diner

Chicago Diner

I had been to the famous Chicago Diner years ago, back when my taste buds were less sophisticated and my veganism less creative. But this time around I was able to appreciate its broad selection of eats and amazing sweet treats more thoroughly. The Buffalo […]