Foodie Finds is our unique series of Best Places to Eat in different cities around the world.
It arose from my love of great food in Seattle - I couldn't stop writing about the great food we'd eaten there! I expanded it to Minneapolis, and then St. Paul - also great food cities, with a plethora of fantastic food options!
The idea of a Thanksgiving holiday dates back to an autumn feast celebrated by pilgrims and Native Americans in 1621 in Plymouth, Massachusetts. More than 200 years later, U.S. President Abraham Lincoln declared the fourth Thursday of every November a national day of Thanksgiving.ShareThis
In a town (nay, country!) known for pubs, it’s hard to find truly unique ones.
I think every big city in the US (and some smaller ones, too) has some version of a British pub. Let's face it, we can really be Anglophiles at heart. We won our independence from the motherland in 1776, but we've never really abandoned our heritage.
When I mentioned the Legend of Sleepy Hollow to my children, I was greeted with blank stares.
“Sleepy what?” my 11 year-old asked.
We asked author Kate Silver for her favorite Chicago restaurants - here they are, excerpted from Frommer's EasyGuide to Chicago 2015: