Month: August 2010

Chicago: Swedish Breakfast
Chicago: Swedish Breakfast

Did I mention how loud Chicago is? The CTA trains are so ridiculously loud, I feel like my ears have been permanently damaged further (from New York’s MTA subways) just from being here for a week. Not to mention the parking garage sirens. Those things are freaking obnoxious. Even more obnoxious than our fire truck. […]

Chicago: Garrett’s Popcorn
Chicago: Garrett’s Popcorn

When I asked Judith, my city tour guide, what was true chicago cuisine, her answer was “junk food.” Not surprising, since it is located in the midwest with the abundance of corn. And with all this corn, what can be more iconic to Chicago than Garrett’s? The famous chicago mix. Oprah loves it. And if […]

Chicago: Battle of the Pizzas
Chicago: Battle of the Pizzas

Since the beginning of time, New Yorkers have been making enemies. We pride ourselves at being the best for many things. We think we have the best baseball and football team, looking at New England with disgust. Then there is the delis, the bagels, the cupcakes, our building architectures, EVERYTHING. And ever since I took […]

Chicago!
Chicago!

The windy city. Oprah’s head quarters in her quest for world domination. Land of the stubborn people who refuse to give in to New York’s classic slice of pizza. I have been wanting to visit this city for the longest time. I’ve talked about it for a year. And finally I am here. For no […]

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