Travels 2016: Water, food, history and, of course, cheese awaits you in Kenosha, Wisconsin

The Kenosha area was the only Wisconsin stop for us this year. We had a great time visiting the city that is situated along Lake Michigan. It’s less than two hours north of downtown Chicago and less than an hour south of Milwaukee. Kenosha offers visitors a mix of big city life and small community […]

Tenuta’s Deli serves up a local landmark

It hits you as soon as you get out of your car. The smell. What is it? What is being grilled outside Tenuta’s? The aroma of original Italian sausages draws you to the order stand, while you watch the meat being cooked over an open grill, just a few feet from the entrance to Tenuta’s […]

A taste of the world via Kenosha restaurants

Kenosha is home to some great dining. You can enjoy meals from casual to upscale. After dining at some of the best restaurants in the city, it’s like we traveled the world over a weekend. We enjoyed meals with traditional American flair, Mexican and Italian. Twisted Cuisine offers a different take on food. Imagine stuffing […]

Kenosha offers great attractions, food

Situated along Lake Michigan, less than two hours north of downtown Chicago and less than an hour south of Milwaukee, Kenosha offers visitors a mix of big city life and small community feeling.  The food is on par with anything you might find on Chicago’s Mag Mile. Attractions are high quality. We enjoyed an amazing […]

Looking for something different for Kansas City dining? Try these spots

Kansas City may be Ground Zero for great barbecue, but it also has some wonderful non-BBQ options for visitors. We usually eat BBQ at least once during a visit there, but we do like to “spread the wealth” for meals. We have found some excellent places to dine in the Kansas City metro area. We […]

Omaha’s B&G Tasty Foods knows how to make a good loose meat sandwich

Iowa has been credited as the home of the loose meat sandwich. You may recognize the term from the television series “Roseanne,” when she and her sister operated a loose meat restaurant. If not, hopefully you just learned something that may help you win a trivia game down the road. What is a loose meat […]

3 reasons to book a tour with Omaha Culinary Tours

We’ve been on several tours with Omaha Culinary Tours.  At first, I thought, OK, check out some restaurants that we haven’t been to before and have some food. Well, an experience with Omaha Culinary Tours is much more than that. Learn Omaha History Omaha Culinary Tour has tours that cover most of the city of […]

STL Culinary Tours fills appetites with St. Louis-area walking tours

Can you imagine being called the best in your field? That would take a lot of determination, effort, and a little bit of luck. For Beth Heidrich, it’s a welcome acknowledgement of the work she’s put in her walking food tour company – StL Culinary Tours. “Wine Enthusiast Magazine” named her company as the No. […]

Top 10 things to do in Chicago

Taking a look back at our last few visits to Chicago, we’ve come up with a list of our Top 10 favorite attractions in the “Windy City.” 1. Architecture tour. Take an architecture tour along the Chicago River. You’ll see varying building designs from gothic to 1960s mod style. Buildings you’ll see include the Tribune […]

As seen on TV: Tom + Chee grills up cheese in Omaha

  This isn’t your mom’s grilled cheese. Unless, she added some hummus, diced tomatoes or potato chips to the sandwich for a barbecue flavor. Tom and Chee combines a variety of grilled cheese sandwiches with a spin on tomato soup. Omaha is the newest home to a Tom + Chee restaurant. Opening today, Tom + […]

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