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Foodie Adventures in Windy City: Day 8 of 8

The final travel day for Chicago was marked by meeting a ton of interesting people on my journey through the city. On the cab drive to the airport, I met a man from Ecuador who owned a cocoa plantation outside… Continue Reading →

Foodie Adventures in Windy City: Day 7 of 8

If there is a theme for the day, it’s Google Home. It’s everywhere in Chicago. It’s on billboards. It on computer ads. It’s on TV. It’s in cabs. It’s on the walls in the malls. And, now it has become… Continue Reading →

Foodie Adventures in Windy City: Day 6 of 8

Every morning of this week (so far), I’ve walked past the Trump Tower; and, I can’t help but ponder the mis-fit of the structure. Locals hate the “TRUMP” sign on the side and fought its addition for years. There’s so… Continue Reading →

Foodie Adventures in Windy City: Day 5 of 8

Coming into Chicago this week was a test of patience. You’d think the city would be prepared for snow… in December… a city that sees the worst of the worst of winter weather. Instead Chicago behaved like a small Californian… Continue Reading →

Foodie Adventures in Windy City: Day 4 of 8

Day 4 is a travel day, which means I’m lucky if I’m able to eat a good meal. Travel days also tend to go really fast so the day was really a blur. Breakfast. The Protein Bar. This is more… Continue Reading →

Foodie Adventures in Windy City: Day 3 of 8

The evening meal on Day 3 involved taking the Chicago transit system (CTA) to Lincoln Park. As we were walking towards the underground, there was a sudden moment of nerd-i-ness as I realized that we were standing on the “Wabash… Continue Reading →

Christmas trees kicked to the curb

The first week of travel in the new year is back to New York. In the pre-Christmas posts (48-hours in New York), there was a snippet about the trees that come from Québec. These trees are now sitting curbside waiting… Continue Reading →

Foodie Adventures in Windy City: Day 2 of 8

Day 2 came quickly and signalled the end of the Thanksgiving weekend as gads of co-workers flocked back into the office after an extra day off. This means days filled with training sessions and workshops and conversations and pizza lunches… Continue Reading →

Foodie Adventures in Windy City: Day 1 of 8

The second port of call after Italy was Chicago; and, by Chicago I mean the Loop and not Deerfield. The first stop was Montréal and a super fast weekend that involved things like grocery shopping, being a mom-chauffeur, and learning… Continue Reading →

Toronto: Favourite 5 Coffee Shops

Canadians love their Tim Hortons coffee (Timmie’s) or Starbucks; and, constantly spend time debating the difference between the two. I prefer to stay out of those conversations because they’re always the same (but with different people) and tend to end… Continue Reading →

Toronto: Favourite 5 Restaurants

Toronto is quite possibly the most overwhelming foodie city I have ever had the pleasure of working in. There were times when I would find a community with a popular restaurant and then be completely gobsmacked by the range of… Continue Reading →

Early Bird and Mexican

I’m back on the road and have loads of interesting stories to tell… some food related and others flight related. I will say that Toronto is rapidly becoming one of the best foodie cities I’ve ever been in. Yes… I… Continue Reading →

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