Recipe: Flavorful Fall Crockpot Quinoa with Veggies

Fall is here, and it’s time to break out the crockpot for stews and other hearty meals! Try this Recipe: Flavorful Fall Crockpot Quinoa with Veggies! Ingredients: 1-1/2 cups Quinoa 1 tsp olive oil 3 cups Broth (Chicken or Vegetable) 1 red pepper (diced) 1 can kidney beans (drained) 1 can sweet corn (half drained)…

Saturday Shenanigans – Plays and Philly Cheesesteaks

How do you spend your free time? Today I finished up my “to-do” list early and decided to go explore. Stumbled upon a pocket restaurant and found an act to enjoy. My Saturday Shenanigans – Plays and Philly Cheesesteaks! Let’s start with the food! Just a short walk off the L-Train I found a place…

Seafood/Sushi: Blue Fin, NYC Times Square

I recently had the pleasure of visiting Times Square and in the midst of the adventure stumbled upon a somewhat hidden treaure nestled near a crowded downtown corner. (Photo Credit: Google Maps) To my surprise the inside was a beautiful combination of artistic elegance and ship-like sentiment. The accent wall along the oversized staircase yields…

Happy Hour Hideaway – Bernie’s (Chicago)

Tried “Bernie’s Lunch & Supper” today for a quick bite and a cocktail with a friend. I was pleasantly surprised at the amenities I found in this pocketed jewel: 1. Parking and privacy For those who choose to drive, there is easy street parking on two adjacent blocks (N Orlens and Erie) and in the…