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Tag: Cafes & Coffee

Exploring food while on the road in Vermont

It’s hard to travel when you have severe and conflicting food allergies (e.g. corn and wheat are usually a substitute…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Blogging from Café T.W.I.G.S.

I’m determined to find good coffee on the West Island so today I’m blogging from Café T.W.I.G.S., an extremely popular…

The coffee is surprisingly good in Mobile (Alabama)

In terms of coffee, I wasn’t sure of what to expect in Alabama. As far as southern cities go, I…

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