Category Archives: Chicago

Tasty and Authentic Asian Eats in Chicago

I’ve always enjoyed Asian food a lot more than western food, be it Japanese, Thai or Vietnamese. Therefore I really cannot quite get used to food in the U.S even though Chicago is already considered quite a foodie paradise. I’ve … Continue reading

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Ernest Hemingway’s Birth Home in Oak Park, IL

Recently, thanks to the Open House weekend in Chicago, I got a chance to step into Ernest Hemingway’s birth home without paying a single cent of admission fee. Yay! Out of the 200 plus free architecture sites that offered free … Continue reading

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Good Food And Cheap Buys In Maxwell Street Market, Chicago

Recently, I have taken to going to Maxwell Street Market on Sundays, not because the items sold are really that fantastic, but simply cos it appeals to my bargain-hunting auntie nature. The items I see sold in most fairs and … Continue reading

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5 Favorite Spots From An Expat In Chicago

Chicago is a beautiful and vibrant city, defined by its towering skyscrapers, gorgeous architecture and bustling vibe. After close to one year of living in Chicago, I have slowly gotten accustomed to life there and even start to have my … Continue reading

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Pictures of Chicago Through The Eyes of An Expat

Surprised to see a lone musician playing guitar in the bustling Maxwell Street Market. Chicago is known for its impressive architecture and public art, but no one had ever mentioned about this sculpture between the roads near Grant Park. To … Continue reading

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Springtime in Millennium Park and Grant Park, Chicago

Springtime is an amazing time to be in Chicago, with cool comfortable temperatures, blooming vibrant flowers and lush greenery all around. Lucky me stays near Millennium Park and Grant Park and I have taken to taking strolls at the parks … Continue reading

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Exploring Argyle in Chicago

After 6 months in Chicago, the conclusion I came to is that I simply could not get used to an American diet. I need either Chinese or Southeast Asian food, with the saltiness, spiciness, soupiness and definitely without the cheesiness. … Continue reading

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