Chicago Life: Sweet Tooth

The past two months in Chicago had been a blur. I quickly learned to navigate the neighborhoods without a GPS and discovered hidden gems along the way. Most importantly, I’ve been busy stuffing my face with some of the best food in Chitown. Besides trying out different cuisines from around the world, I’ve also been…

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Chicago Life: Bucktown Love

The Bucktown neighborhood is one of the trendiest and popular places in Chicago. The Bucktown/Wicker Park area is famous for its ‘yuppies’ vibe and night life scene. Streets are lined up with shops, boutiques, cafes and pubs, as well as numerous art galleries. Now you know why I like this neighborhood?   Bucktown (Chicago in…

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Chicago Life: My First Restaurant Week

The past week had been a gastronomic one. It was officially Chicago Restaurant Week and so my friend and I were on the food prowl all week. Not to mention we also dined at restaurants that did not technically participate in CRW but had some great meals nonetheless. Chicago Restaurant Week 2016 CRW is organized every…

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Chicago Life: Wicker Park Brunch

It has been about two weeks since I moved to Chicago but it seems like the reality of me being here hasn’t sunk in yet. To everyone. Even to myself. Sometimes, I still feel like I’m only here for a vacation. Although lately, there had been moments where I was proud of myself for getting to…

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Postcard From Chicago

Greetings from the lovely and great Windy City! This new year had been about big changes and big dreams, taking chances and pursuing passion. I have officially moved to Chicago this week, and it feels satisfying to finally realize this aspiration. I look forward to more adventures and I am excited to take on this journey with…

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Food Trip: Chicago’s Local Scene

As I find myself in Chicago again, I feel more and more at home with every visit. My first trip involved a typical tourist’s itinerary. Checked off every famous landmark as possible; Millennium Park, Cloud Gate, Art Institute of Chicago,  Navy Pier, Downtown, Wrigley Field, Lake Michigan, etc. My second visit focused more on the…

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