Chicago NRA Show (not what it sounds like)


One of the perks of having a chef boyfriend is getting to go to badass things like the NRA Show, which, thankfully is not what it sounds like. No, NRA, in this case, stands for National Restaurant Association and the NRA show is basically just like getting samples at Costco except instead of getting like […]

Book Review | The Fifth Floor by Michael Harvey


The Fifth Floor is the second novel from Michael Harvey, following The Chicago Way, which I reviewed last week. While his first novel read very much like a first novel, The Fifth Flooris much more expertly crafted. Gone are the awkward phrasings, the writing feels much less forced, and the voice is more authentic. The characters […]