After living in a 1-bedroom apartment for a year in River North, then spending three months with my boyfriend in a South Loop studio, it was time to move on to a larger apartment another in a different area of Chicago – the West Loop.
Nothing says summer like boating on the Chicago River, and pedal boating with Chicago Pedal Boats is an exciting way to actively enjoy an evening out on the water.
I’ve been getting a little bored with the usual cocktails, and a new bottle of Empress 1908 Gin has given me the motivation I needed to try some new cocktail recipes! I decided to make the Q1908 cocktail (from the Empress Gin website), as well as come up with a cocktail of my own.
There’s nothing like the boredom of social distancing to make you want to start flipping through old photos on your phone, and the latest rabbit-hole of image browsing made me realize I have a LOT of brunch pics!
I’ve been craving brunch so much since being homebound. And since I’ve enjoyed quite a few fantastic brunch spots since I’ve moved to Chicago, I decided to share some of my favorites with you in the coming weeks, starting with Machine: Engineered Dining & Drink in Wicker Park.
I didn’t know much about this Latin-inspired restaurant, but I was excited to try Amaru since it was a new, highly-rated restaurant in Wicker Park.