Decadent Truffle Deviled Eggs for a Movies in the Parks Picnic!

We’ve had Memorial Day, the official summer kick-off.  Here in Chicago another summertime favorite starts on Monday, June 11 : “Movies in the Parks”.  Dinner and a movie outside!  These are a fun way to get together with some friends (or a romantic evening for two), have a picnic, and watch a movie.  Chicagoans areContinue reading “Decadent Truffle Deviled Eggs for a Movies in the Parks Picnic!”

Night at the Field Museum! Wine Enthusiast Toast of the Town on June 8

Recently, I received a postcard from Wine Enthusiast alerting me to their upcoming event at the Field Museum: Toast of the Town.  They sponsor the event in three cities: New York, Chicago and Washington, DC.  Chicago’s the second stop on the tour and while we don’t get as many wineries/distributors as New York we haveContinue reading “Night at the Field Museum! Wine Enthusiast Toast of the Town on June 8”

White Sox Home Opener on the Southside!

I don’t know if I should put this in the travel category or not.  I did have to cross a border to the Southside so technically…I mean, it’s a long way from Wrigleyville. Especially metaphorically.  Northside, Southside, I really don’t have a dog in this baseball fight since I’m a born and raised NY YankeeContinue reading “White Sox Home Opener on the Southside!”

Happy World Whisky Day! Whisky Tasting at Binny’s World of Whiskies

Happy World Whisky Day!  It just so happens last Thursday Cheryl and I headed south from Wrigleyville to Binny’s Beverage Depot (Lincoln Park) for an annual tasting event they host called World of Whiskies with over 50 different whisky and whiskey (you know the difference) distributors.  Since Cheryl and I both like single malt scotchContinue reading “Happy World Whisky Day! Whisky Tasting at Binny’s World of Whiskies”