Our Food Adventures in Chicago

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the fish that changed my life

In holiday eating on February 26, 2010 at 6:12 pm

This past winter, alex and i went on a cruise to the Caribbean. On paper, a great idea! but in reality it was a bit rainy, a bit chilly and the ship’s steady rocking left me nauseous for 2 of the 4 nights.  blegh.

BUT, during the time that wasn’t spent dry-heaving, we were able to compensate for the lack of sunshine with FOOD. TONS of it. EVERYWHERE. most of it was only so – so, but dinnertime at the ship’s main dining room was the real deal! and that is where i met the fish that changed my life.

lovely bisque in the ships main dining room

lovely mango bisque soup

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Tonight’s Dinner: Smoked Salmon Sandwich

In budget meals, home cooking on February 25, 2010 at 10:46 pm

It’s truly shameful that this is my first food post but in the spirit of getting things going, it has to be done.

Salmon Sandwich

My Salmon Sandwich

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introductions and pleasantries

In Uncategorized on February 25, 2010 at 12:08 pm

hello world!

this blog is going to be about me and alex and our food adventures around the chicagoland area. i know chicago doesn’t seem like a gastronomic capital of the world (except, did you know that the hamburger was first introduced to the US by chicago at the world’s columbian exposition of 1893?! so you have us to thank for your big macs!). i mean, really, we’re known for deep dish pizza and hot dogs. hardly culinary masterpieces.

but we’re convinced that chicago has many food adventures we have yet to discover and we’re going to share them with the blogosphere! oh, and we’ll also be sharing a bit of our own cooking trials and errors, bc im sure they’ll be entertaining, being cooking noobz ourselves.