Upton’s Naturals Seitan Giveaway

Upton's Naturals Seitan Bacon

The month of giveaways continues! While I will be having my usual variety of posts this month as well, I have a number of giveaways up my sleeve. I always love winning prizes and getting mail, and I hope that you do too! Today’s giveaway comes from the folks at Upton’s Naturals.  It is no secret that I have it bad for Upton’s Naturals seitan. In ...

Native Foods Thanksgiving in Chicago

Native Foods Wicker Park Chicago

The holidays have a way of picking you up in their whirlwind.  They spin you around, and all of a sudden you land with a thump in January.  Dazed and disoriented you wonder, “How did that happen?”  Well, before November gets any farther away (or any closer), I have a couple of meals to share from our Thanksgiving trip to Chicago.  (I’ll have more ...

Review: Shree Indian Vegetarian Restaurant

Shree Indian Vegetarian Restaurant

Whenever David and I drive to Chicago, we arrive famished. Thinking that it is only about 4 hours away, we usually eat a ...

Upton’s Breakroom in Chicago

Upton's Breakroom

I’ve written about my love for Upton’s Naturals bacon seitan before, and I’ve enjoyed their other seitan stylings, which ...

Birthday Dinner at Karyn’s On Green

Karyn's On Green

After our very substantial meal at The Chicago Diner, we checked into the hotel and walked to the nearby Magnificent ...

Birthday Lunch at The Chicago Diner

Chicago Diner

I know there are some people who hit a certain age and then start dreading their birthdays, but that is not me.  I love ...

Review: Upton’s Naturals Bacon Seitan

upton's naturals bacon seitan

Whenever I visit other cities, I usually end up checking out at least one natural grocery store.  Whether I’m getting ...

CLOSED: Karyn’s On Green in Chicago

butternut squash soup

When I was in Chicago earlier this month, I took the opportunity to have a light lunch at Karyn’s On Green.  I’d visited ...