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Andersonville Part Two: Dining
Activities, Dining Out

Andersonville Part Two: Dining

I had been dying to try Big Jones in Andersonville.  It is ALWAYS featured in every brunch review done of Chicago as a *must* try place, but the reality of going 40 minutes north of the city and waiting for two hours has just never happened spontaneously.  It’s definitely something that […]

Fall Activities: County Line Orchard
Activities

Fall Activities: County Line Orchard

When you pull up to County Line Orchard, it looks like fall exploded there!  There are hay bales, pumpkins, tractors pulling kids along and dried corn stalks everywhere.  The smell of apple cider doughnuts wafts through the air and you will be able to count at least one person eating […]

Andersonville Part One: Antiquing
Dining Out

Andersonville Part One: Antiquing

Andersonville – the perfect trip for a weekend afternoon!  I have loved Andersonville ever since I moved to Chicago.  I first heard of it thanks to a shout out from Martha Stewart (http://www.marthastewart.com/905071/andersonville-chicago-travel-guide).  The way she described it, so sweet and quaint sounded like the perfect escape from the city for a […]

Dining Out: Hubbard Inn
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Dining Out: Hubbard Inn

I’ve been to the Hubbard Inn a couple of times before for drinks and I’ve always enjoyed the vibe.The large wooden doors at the entrance are thick and rustic; they make you feel like you’re entering into a long-forgotten secret society.  The inside has high, expansive ceilings with large gaudy globe lights and […]

Dining Out: Pomp & Circumstance
Dining Out

Dining Out: Pomp & Circumstance

Tonight happens to be my favorite night of the week to grab a dinner or drink with friends.  There is just something about Thursdays…you’ve gotten through the tough part of the week and the weekend is right around the corner!  Especially on a gorgeous night you have to get out and […]

Dining Out: Mott Street
Dining Out

Dining Out: Mott Street

Mott Street is my favorite restaurant in Chicago!  I know that the word “favorite” gets thrown around a lot but it really is!  Whenever people are coming in town or need a recommendation this is my go-to spot.  It’s a little hidden gem in Wicker Park on Ashland that I’m even […]