You Need To Eat Here ~ Valor Glencoe

If you are looking for a date night spot this weekend you need to make the trip to Glencoe, Illinois and try Valor, a gorgeous spot in the downtown area.  I was invited to try Valor several months ago and I haven’t been able to stop thinking about it since. The exterior is classy yet…

The Fried Chicken Experiment

Original Tipsy and I are back up in the Northwoods for the Summer and we decided to do some experimenting in the kitchen. We decided for Memorial Day weekend we would try our hand at perfecting a fried chicken recipe. I was shocked to learn that she had purchased a deep fryer and was hiding…

You Need To Eat Here ~ Kimski Chicago

Last week I attended the National Restaurant Association Show at McCormick Place with Original Tipsy. If you aren’t familiar it is a food focused convention where people in the food and beverage industry come to check out the latest and greatest in the culinary world. I will be sharing more details about the event soon,…

Be Happy, Eat Nachos

Let’s face it, once you reach a certain age, the idea of a night on the town loses its appeal. Frankly at 41 years old, I am TIRED at the end of the day and at 44 years old, Mr. Tipsy is pretty much senior citizen status. We don’t always feel like leaving the house…

Cupcakes, Cocktails and Cooking ~ The Tipsy Weekly Wrap Up

Sundays are supposed to be a day of rest.  I try to embrace this theory and spend the day planning for the week ahead and reflecting on the week that has passed.  I thought it would be fun on Sunday’s to share what my week looked like. I will share recipes for the meals I…

The Perfect Sandwich ~A Tipsy Tuesday Tip~

I have to admit, I am a sandwich snob. I believe it all started when I worked in the deli of my local grocery store.  I was in charge of making the catering trays and I took pride in the mini sandwiches I usually had to make. One day I made a sandwich for an…

Eggs For Dinner

This time of year, I get many requests for meat free recipes from many people who observe the Lenten season. This always get me thinking about something Mister Tipsy’s Grandma said that “if you had eggs in the house, then you had what you needed to make a meal” While Grandma Josie has been gone…