Ramen Takeya – restaurant week – Chicago Illinois.

Another day in the Windy City was proving to live up to its name as my scarf began to frost from my warm breath whilst waiting for our Uber. Today we where on our way to Ramen Takeya on W Fulton Market street, and after the Uber driver pulled out the wrong way on a…

Ramen San – restaurant week – Chicago Illinois.

For our second ramen adventure of the week we found ourselves on our way to Ramen San. I would like to point out that when I first arrived in Chicago on the Sunday evening I had ordered delivery from Ramen San. I would recommend to not get ramen delivery but to instead head to the…

Strings Ramen – restaurant week – Chicago Illinois.

This week temperatures in Chicago Illinois dropped to all time lows, but that didn’t stop us from celebrating restaurant week by visiting as many ramen joints in the city as we possibly could during our free time. Now, when you see the words restaurant week you will automatically believe that the event lasts 7 days…

MORE brewing leaves us wanting more in Villa park, Illinois.

This week my husband and I took quite a pricey Uber from Rosemont Illinois to Villa Park, a hefty 16 mile trip, and I have to say that we where not disappointed in the slightest. After researching nearby breweries online there was just something about MORE that really ticked all of the boxes for us….

Pho Street – Philadelphia PA – right up my alley.

Have you ever been so rough, and in desperate need of food, that when you find the perfect cure it feels as though you’ve been sent a gift from the heavens? Well, I have, and I’m going to tell you all about it. Welcome to Pho Street; you’ll find this great establishment right on Market…

The Tattooed Mom – Philadelphia, PA.

Without any planning, or prior knowledge, we found ourselves outside of the Tattooed Mom in Philadelphia, PA. Instantly my eyes where drawn to the illustrations on the front of the building, but little did I know what I would find inside. As I held my passport in my hand ready for an ID check, the…

Terakawa Ramen; our love of Tonkotsu lives on in Philadelphia, PA.

This week we are in Philadelphia, and it feels good to be back reviewing restaurants after a dry spell in not so good hotel/work locations. The starvation of good eats has seemed to take its toll on morale at Casa Conley, but we’ve been pumping out some fantastic home cooked meals which you can find…