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KNIFE Steak and Seafood: Honest-to-Goodness Wholesome Food with a Modern Twist

I think I might have found one of the best restaurants in Chicago – And I’ve had some great food! Founded by mother-son duo Paula and David Byers along with Executive Chef Tim Cottini, KNIFE is a newly opened steak and seafood spot featuring…

How Eating Sushi Can Help You Lose Weight

I am an absolute lover of Japanese food, especially sushi. From the divine taste and texture to the artistic presentation, sushi just makes for an amazing dining experience. My husband and I recently dined at Miku Sushi, a great little spot…

Choosing the Healthiest Options at Fast Food Restaurants

By all accounts, Chicago is among the best food cities in America. It has also repeatedly been flagged as one of the "fattest". Unsurprisingly so, as the second city is well known for iconic pizza, hot dogs and Italian beef, none of which are…

Yard House: Traditional Food Favorites with a Healthy Twist

As a health-conscious foodie, I’m always on the lookout for fun and creative foods that satisfy my diverse palate in the healthiest possible ways. I recently had the pleasure of dining at Yard House, a casually chic yet cozy restaurant and…

A Unique Approach to Making Healthy Eating Delicious, Sustainable and Fun

On October 2, 2015, I had the wonderful opportunity to attend a special seasonal fundraising event put together by Green City Market, a nationally recognized Chicago-based non-profit organization that generally serves to provide a convenient…

Oceanique: A Fun and Surprisingly Nutritious Dining Experience

Once a quarter, one of my closest girlfriends and I get together for a ladies' night out of sorts that’s usually centered around food and drinks. As a healthy foodie, choosing the right settings for social eating and drinking can sometimes…

Delightful Pastries: An Enjoyable Healthy Eating Experience in Chicago

Is it at all possible to combine the words "nutritious" and "bakery" into a single sentence? Believe it or not, it is! Last week I was invited to attend a tasting at Delightful Pastries, a popular Chicago bakery located in the historic Old Town…
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Roscoe's House of Chicken and Waffles: A Dining Experience I'll Never Forget

To culminate an excellent scientific meeting in downtown Los Angeles, I decided to spend my last day in The Golden State by taking the Metro over to Hollywood for a little site seeing. Naturally, no visit to Hollywood would be complete without…