Chicago Bucket List

After a very long application process and excruciating waiting period, I was accepted this past February into the MBA program of my dreams, which means I’ll be moving to Seattle in two months (holly guacamole!). During my four short years in Chicago I’ve seen so many bands and landmarks, consumed pounds of hotdogs and pizza,…

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Pizza Files: Episode 7 – Boiler Room, Whiskey and Pizza Paradise

In honor of my most favorite day, National Pizza Day, I’ll cover one of my most favorite pizza joints in Chicago, Boiler Room. While I couldn’t partake in today’s celebration, I had a pizza potluck over the weekend which will be discussed in my next pizza file, but let’s not get ahead of ourselves. Boiler…

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Sink | Swim: Not Your Parent’s Seafood Restaurant

I should preface this post by saying I know very little about seafood. I’ve been to seafood restaurants before, and I cook fish for myself, but I’m definitely not well-versed on the edibles of the sea – for which I have two justifications. First and foremost, I was an insufferably picky eater growing up, and…

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“But, It’s Cold” – The Chicago Night Life Struggle

In case you didn’t hear, it’s still winter in the Midwest. Chicago is notorious for its brutal weather (see In Spite of the Polar Vortex), however I had comparatively minimal complaints this year. Last year we had an epic winter and I felt some sense of pride in my ability to “rough it” in treacherous…

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In Spite of the Polar Vortex: Part 2

So, for those of us keeping track of the seasons it’s the third week of April… and the first day of spring was approximately a month ago. It snowed two days ago. The polar vortex is really testing my patience, however don’t fret my fellow Chicagoans there are enough dive bars, breweries, and dance clubs…

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