Posts Tagged "salmon"

Grilled Salmon with Cherry Balsamic Salad 00

Grilled Salmon with Cherry Balsamic Salad

Grilled Salmon with Cherry Balsamic Salad

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While the first day of summer is still 2 weeks away, I’m ready for the summer salad season to begin! The weather here in Chicago has been unfortunately chilly for June but that doesn’t stop us from enjoying delicious grilled food and cold brews indoors! With family in town all last week, my fridge was an empty sad sight and I felt like I hadn’t been grocery shopping in ages. Instead of...

St. Patrick’s Day Weekend 00

St. Patrick’s Day Weekend

St. Patrick’s Day Weekend

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My mom was in town last weekend for St. Patrick’s Day! While most Chicagoans were out boozing at local Irish bars, we were out shopping, dining, and enjoying the theater. On Friday afternoon, we lunched at Atwood Cafe on State and Washington. We’d been wanting to try this restaurant for years and finally got around to making reservations for lunch! We made it inside just before the rain...

Ginger & Garlic Teriyaki Salmon 00

Ginger & Garlic Teriyaki Salmon

Ginger & Garlic Teriyaki Salmon

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I finally finished reading A Stolen Life last night (definitely a must read!) while watching the Australian Open. Talk about an impressive performance by Sloane Stephens against Serena Williams! Today I started reading Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain . I’m loving Bourdain’s crude, bad-ass New Yorker style of writing. I’ve been meaning to read this book ever since my very first...

Salmon with Israeli Couscous and Pistachios 00

Salmon with Israeli Couscous and Pistachios

Salmon with Israeli Couscous and Pistachios

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  Good morning! I woke up this morning hoping we would finally have an inch or two of snow on the ground…nope. The forecast predicted a little snow last night, but unfortunately it never came. We have had a couple light snows here in Chicago this winter, but nothing sticks. I’m waiting for a big snow storm, something major. Winter in Chicago isn’t complete without a snow storm…so...