Nutella Cafe

Nutella Cafe

Nutella Cafe The first U.S.-based Nutella Cafe opened in Chicago earlier this year. So of course I had to pay it a visit during my recent trip to Chicago. Even though it has already been open a few months, there was still a long wait to get in. We were fortunate to only wait 30 […]

Sawada Coffee (Chicago)

Sawada Coffee (Chicago)

Sawada Coffee (Chicago) Sawada Coffee is a coffee shop in Chicago opened by World Champion Latte Artist Hiroshi Sawada. In 2008, Sawada became the first Asian to win the Latte Art World Championship. Sawada Coffee is his first US coffee shop (he also opened Streamer Coffee Company in Tokyo). When I was in Tokyo last […]

Au Cheval (Chicago)

Au Cheval (Chicago)

Au Cheval (Chicago) Au Cheval is a diner in Chicago that serves a cheeseburger which has been declared by many media outlets as the best cheeseburger in America. We knew going into our visit that the diner would have a long wait, but we were quite shocked when we went to put our names on […]

Girl & The Goat (Chicago)

Girl & The Goat (Chicago)

Girl & The Goat (Chicago) One of our best meals from last year was at Top Chef winner Stephanie Izard’s Girl & the Goat in Chicago. Even though the restaurant has been open several years, it is still one of the most popular restaurants in town and reservations need to be made far in advance […]