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My Least Favorite Question

My Least Favorite Question

When people meet me for the first time and find out what I do, they generally ask one of two questions: “What’s your favorite country?” or “What’s your favorite restaurant?” Travel is a topic I could talk about all day […]

Where the Locals Eat: Colorado Ski Town Edition

Where the Locals Eat: Colorado Ski Town Edition

Colorado ski towns are notoriously expensive. With lift tickets running upwards of $100-150 a day, you’ll want to budget wherever you can. Be a savvy traveler and refuse to pay tourist prices at the see and be seen restaurants in […]

The Good, The Bad, and the Super Weird in Japan

The Good, The Bad, and the Super Weird in Japan

The Good Culturally intriguing to me for years, the hustle and bustle of Japan is unlike anywhere else in the world. An interesting contrast of super modern and ultra conservative, I explored Kyoto, Osaka and Tokyo to get a feel […]

A Perfect Day in Wicker Park, from a 6-Year Resident

A Perfect Day in Wicker Park, from a 6-Year Resident

Over the six years I spent living in Wicker Park, I split my time on Milwaukee/Honore and Division/Wood, migrating from the thick of the six-corners mayhem to a one bedroom on the more grown up, stroller-friendly side of town. While I originally moved to […]

Eating Your Way Around Boulder in Five Stops

Eating Your Way Around Boulder in Five Stops

While I purposely didn’t want to relive college by moving right back to Boulder, it is and will always be my happy place. But outside of undergrad life and my unwavering love for Buff athletics, it’s a pretty amazing place. […]

Stoner Food City

Stoner Food City

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again – the dining scene in Denver is weird. Not so much ethnically ambiguous as “creative license” likely inspired by one too many tokes,  there’s fusion, and then there are these – everything but […]

4 Gems of the Northshore (That Make it Almost Worth the Commute)

4 Gems of the Northshore (That Make it Almost Worth the Commute)

Having grown up on the Northshore forever epitomized by the film Mean Girls, you may envision Chicago’s north suburban lakefront to be somewhat like living in Pleasantville. And while they keep busy popping out celebrity after celebrity and entitled rich kid, you […]