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Christkindmarket Chicago

During a recent visit to Chicago, I stopped by the Christkindmarket, a traditional German Christmas market.  It features authentic German food, drinks and items, including many imported straight from Germany.  I visited on a Sunday in early December, and while it was packed, I could easily walk around, and enjoyed looking at so many German-made… Continue reading Christkindmarket Chicago

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Millennium Restaurant in San Francisco

Where do I even begin?  There are tons of words I could use to describe this vegan, west-coast restaurant, but I will try to boil it down to one — amazing. From the customer service to the scrumptious desserts, they quickly won me over.  Friends told me I absolutely had to go there during my… Continue reading Millennium Restaurant in San Francisco

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Disney World: Dinner Downtown & Epcot Spirits

As I mentioned yesterday, I spent last weekend in Orlando going to a spring training game and then Epcot before catching the last flight back home on Sunday night. After the game, I got ready to “hit the town,” which I learned in “Disney Speak” is typically either a fancy hotel dinner, the Boardwalk area… Continue reading Disney World: Dinner Downtown & Epcot Spirits

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Disney World: Pop Century and Spring Training

Last Saturday morning, this was my view: Warmth, sun and relaxation — well sorta. I was in Disney World for the weekend to catch a spring training game between the Yankees and Braves, and then headed to Epcot on Sunday before catching the last flight home. The big resorts at Disney are nice, but when… Continue reading Disney World: Pop Century and Spring Training

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Lake George Is Paradise for a Girlfriends Getaway

If you and the girls want to get away this summer, there is so much to do in the Lake George region! A friend asked me about this the other day, and I wrote an entire email detailing some ideas, so I figured why not share it with you all here, too. Enjoy! The best… Continue reading Lake George Is Paradise for a Girlfriends Getaway

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Breakfast at Phillips Seafood in Newark Airport’s Terminal A

A seafood place for breakfast? Yup! Food at Newark Liberty International Airport’s terminal A can sometimes be disappointing. But, if you’re traveling out of gates numbered in the higher 30s have no fear — there is at least one good breakfast spot, and they have reasonable prices. Phillips Seafood has everything from vanilla French toast… Continue reading Breakfast at Phillips Seafood in Newark Airport’s Terminal A