Essay, Food

A Toast to the Digestif

When I think of “bitter,” I think of “digestif.” I knew nothing of the digestif until late in my hospitality career, and as my knowledge of it grew so did my acquired taste. It’s an alcoholic drink served after a meal to aid digestion and is the sibling of the apéritif, served before a meal […]

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Food

Quieres Refresco? Topo Chico.

I’ve been getting into these little buggers lately. Topo Chico. If you like water with some bubbles this stuff is for you. They’re refreshing, and as my friend friend Jessica says, “they’re addictive.” I like the plain mineral water and I believe there’s lime flavor and maybe grapefruit (per the cashier at Whole Foods)? I’ve […]

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Food, Health & Fitness

Time to Tea-tox

I’m anxiously awaiting our Teami Detox 30 day cleanse from teami. Tricia and I have been feeling a bit sluggish since we returned from Mexico. We did a little research last night, and I ordered us each the positively reviewed loose-leaf tea detox. Considering we got home four weeks ago, I suppose that vacation is […]

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Food

Amore Taste of Chicago

I was going through old photos tonight and came across a few from our latest Vegas trip (Christmas, 2016). We were visiting my parents, who took Tricia and me to see Michael Jackson ONE by Cirque Du Soleil, but not before we stopped at Amore Taste of Chicago for the pizza fix. We split three between […]

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