Oysters, Sushi, Vegan Ice Cream, and Unicorn Droppings

It was a day filled with plenty of Seattle eats. Earlier that morning, we wandered Pike Place Market and then it was time to head back out for more food. My sister had a vegan dinner lined up for later. I decided to go to The Walrus and the Carpenter for a bit because I…

The Omakase at Tojo’s Restaurant

For my final night in Vancouver I wanted a nice sushi dinner with one of the most famous chefs in town, so I made a reservation at Tojo’s Restaurant. The internationally recognized restaurant serves unique and modern dishes using the finest seasonal and local ingredients around the Pacific Northwest. I requested a seat at the…

Wood, a Game of Thrones Pop Up Bar, and Tiki Drinks

Ah my final night in Chicago has arrived after 5 jam-packed days in one of my favorite cities. The snow picked up a bit, but that wasn’t stopping anybody from wandering the streets. I was still pretty full from brunch, so I decided to stop by Wood for a couple drinks and a small bite…

Brunch at The Publican

After a wonderful dinner Friday night followed by some drinks and serious bubble hockey and a Thai fix Saturday, I woke up to a light dusting of snow covering the city Sunday morning. I was in need of a good hearty brunch and The Publican was calling my name. Walking in with no reservation, most…

The Tasting Menu at Vicia

For my first night in St. Louis, I made a reservation at Vicia – a vegetable-forward restaurant serving seasonal cuisine that highlights local produce and sustainably-raised meats. I was seated at a small table near the bustling open kitchen. Perfect! My server, Kayla, was super nice and went over the menu options. I decided to…

Lewis Barbecue, FIG, and Proof

The first half of my day consisted of a delicious breakfast, city tour, and some craft beer. After a couple Revelry Brewing beers, I walked over to Lewis Barbecue for lunch. The popular barbecue restaurant is known for their Texas-style house-smoked meats. John Lewis grew up in El Paso, Texas and eventually made his way…

Off to Charleston: Indaco and The Belmont

A couple weeks after returning from Toronto, I found myself at the airport once again. I was traveling South to South Carolina for the long Thanksgiving weekend. Off to Charleston! It would be my first time in the historic port city known for its cobblestone streets, antebellum houses, horse-drawn carriages, fountains, and famous landmarks. My…

Back to Toronto: Kลjin and Scotiabank Arena

Back in November I decided to return to one of my favorite cities for the Hockey Hall of Fame Induction of New Jersey Devils goaltender great, Martin Brodeur, as well as watch the Devils play at Scotiabank Arena and attend other special Hockey Hall of Fame events. Off to Toronto for a fun-filled hockey weekend!…