Month: February 2016


Basil Berry Gin

Gin was never really my thing.  I decided to ty it when one of my girlfriends took me to #TheBerkshireRoom in Chicago, as gin is her one and only.  I was pleasantly surprised when the bartender presented a fruity number of his own concoction.  This fruity-gin combo inspired my Basil Berry Gin, with an […]


Taco Bruschetta

Breakfast, brunch and booze. Or as we like to call it, BB&B. This amazing concept was created by my girlfriends to celebrate great food, some bubbly and our friendship.  This Taco Bruschetta was born on a BB&B Sunday afternoon when we found ourselves in a foodie predicament with the wrong ingredients for […]


Goat Cheese Steakettes

I love Chicago food trucks.  I remember a particular Empanada from #5411EMPANADAS with goat cheese & dates that was divine on a Friday afternoon.  The “goat cheese went on a date combo” got my wheels turning and I came up with this meat-lovers’ starter. Taking something already delish and adding my […]