Archive for the ‘Travels’ Category

posted by on Chicago, Ice cream, Mexican, Sandwiches, Tacos, Travels, Vegging Out

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I spent four amazing, mostly bone-chatteringly cold years, as an undergrad in Chicago, and even though the sound of my graduation year already makes me feel old, the memories, mostly of food, are still fresh in my memory. I returned last week for a glorious, if not completely hectic, five days in the Windy City, [...]

posted by on Austin, Cupcakes, Japanese, Mexican, Travels

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For our five-year anniversary, my amazing boyfriend surprised me with a weekend trip to Austin, Texas, and it couldn’t have been a more perfect getaway. We had been meaning to hit up the live music capital for some time, and he just so happened to pick the weekend with the best weather — sunny, warm, [...]

posted by on Bread, Egypt, Middle Eastern, Travels, Vegging Out

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You’ll have to forgive my abrupt disappearance from this here blog. It wasn’t laziness or lack of good New York food (pfft, never!); it was actually a family trip to Egypt! A couple of weeks back I left for Cairo and 10 hours later, I landed in the country of pyramids, temples and over-eager bazaar [...]

posted by on Dinner, Mexican, Travels, Vegetarian, Vegging Out

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Even though I grew up 20 minutes outside of Philly, I always gravitated more towards New York City than the city of Brotherly Love while growing up. But with friends and family now living there, I find myself there more and more – and liking it. It’s much more chill than New York City with [...]

posted by on Breakfast, Brunch, Chicago, Lunch, Outdoor seating, Sandwiches, Travels, Vegetarian, Vegging Out

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I visited Chicago last month and of course I hit up my favorite brunch spot in the whole wide world: Orange! There isn’t much to say that I haven’t already, so I’ll just share with you some tantalizing photos of the amazing pancake flight I ordered. The theme was citrus berry; check it out: When [...]

posted by on Breakfast, Cheese, Chocolate, Coffees & Cafes, Dessert, Fruit, Ice cream, Mediterranean, Sandwiches, Travels, Vegging Out

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With all the volcano/flight-cancellation news before my trip, I was totally stressing and completely forgot to post that I’d be gone from the blog for a little more than a week while on vacation. Apologies! But as you probably gathered, the volcano was dormant, our flight took off and my boyfriend and I headed to [...]