This morning, I dragged myself out of my apartment and scooped up my copy of the Chicago Tribune on my way to the El, like every morning. But when I sat down and opened up, I was greeted by the “shocking” news of crummy food labeling laws with their front page story dramatically titled, “Children [...]
Entries from November 2008
November 21st, 2008 2,422 Comments
November 18th, 2008 3,744 Comments
Last Sunday, two of the three gluties (Brandi and Brooke) were at the Women Chefs and Restaurateurs’ “Crowning Cuisine” fundraiser at Willow Restaurant. (Mandy, we missed you.) The event was a blast. It was brimming with people and around every corner there were delectable finger-foods and free-flowing wine. Not a lot of the food options [...]
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November 15th, 2008 3,869 Comments
Okay, gluties – listen up! If you are considering relocation because you’re tired of life in a gluten-free-unfriendly locale, consider Asheville, NC – the most gluten-free-friendly place I’ve ever visited! If you are considering a vacation, this is the place, dear readers. It is paradise.
My husband and I dreamed about a fabulous 5-year anniversary on [...]
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November 11th, 2008 4,563 Comments
Washington, D.C. is normally the center of the political universe, but as I type right now, the street behind me is blocked off to allow for a certain motorcade to arrive at the Federal Building in Downtown Chicago. Last week, I had the pleasure of having a ticket to THE event of the season: OBAMAPALOOZA. It was incredible, moving, exciting, and all those warm and fuzzy things.
November 4th, 2008 3,460 Comments
BETTER LATE THAN NEVER – Indelue is date night at its best. It’s smack downtown in Gallery Place (or Penn Quarter). The dining experience is fun, a sort of multi-phased adventure, the dining room is warm and inviting and the food is complex and tasty without being hard to understand.
The bar is stark, lean and [...]