5. Chicago, Illinois

Yes, the last post was from Chicago. And yes, I’m going back to Chicago tomorrow (spoiler). But I can’t skip ahead without detailing my first trip there of the year, which technically rings in as 2015’s No. 5. The jaunt was a short one, but no complaints–it broke up the cross country plane ride from … More 5. Chicago, Illinois

Greetings from: Chicago

I’m back at home for a whirlwind couple days this week to celebrate my mom’s 60th birthday, and after months of talk, she and I finally checked out Old Town’s Perennial Virant this evening. I was mostly in it for the novelty (“No other chef working in America today utilizes preservation as robustly as Chef Virant,” … More Greetings from: Chicago

Greetings from: Chicago

While most of my time this trip has been devoted to a friend’s wedding festivities, baseball games, work and hiding from the rain, I did have a chance to sneak in an architectural walking tour. I highly recommend any of the Chicago Architecture Foundation‘s tours for both tourists AND locals–they’re led by volunteer docents who make … More Greetings from: Chicago