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Chicago's Best Restaurants

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Oct 30, 2014 /
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We asked author Kate Silver for her favorite Chicago restaurants - here they are, excerpted from Frommer's EasyGuide to Chicago 2015:

 

Unravelling From the Inside

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Oct 29, 2014 /
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Have you ever held in your hands writing so precious, so compelling and informative and honest, that you actually feel the weight of truth? It's rare, it's treasured, and you feel honored to read it. Such is the case with a new zine called Unravelling From the Inside.

Battle for Jerezi

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Oct 18, 2014 /
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He's at it again. Author Talon Windwalker (I'm sure you've read his Rise of the Djall) has a new book out - the sequel (YAY!) to Rise of the Djall.

Chicago’s Best Getaway: Luxury at Four Seasons Hotel

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Oct 17, 2014 /
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Do you need a getaway? Time to recharge, reconnect, relax, and get inspired? Our family needed just that, and thanks to Four Seasons Hotel Chicago, achieved all of those life-affirming things.

Small Batch: Pickles, Cheese, Chocolate, Spirits and the Return of Artisanal Food

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Oct 17, 2014 /
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One of the pure joys of travel is the food. Yes, that's right - food is a window to culture. Think about it - from the night markets of Southeast Asia to the traditional recipes of, well, any culture, what people make and eat is a product of terroir, seasons, climate, history, and more.

Instagramming Our Let's Get Away Experience at Four Seasons Hotel Chicago

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Oct 16, 2014 /
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You may have noticed a bit of buzz around our instagram feed this week.

Road Trip 101: Kids Music - Matt Heaton's Happy You Made It!

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Oct 11, 2014 /
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When our daughter was small, I remember searching (and searching, and searching) for kids music to play on road trips that well, to be honest, my husband and I could listen to and not run screaming from the car. You know what I'm talking about (let's not even mention kidzbop).

Follow Paddington Bear’s Steps On a Literary Tour of London

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Oct 09, 2014 /
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London is an English literature landmark that has been home to many famous authors and playwrights, and this is all reflected throughout the charming Draycott Hotel.

 

Fall Color Weekend Getaway: Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Oct 09, 2014 /
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This fall, I’m happy to share some incredible fall color getaways.

Farming, Friends, and Fried Bologna Sandwiches

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Oct 08, 2014 /
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Every once in a while, you come across a book filled with such goodness, love, and kindness that it not only makes you smile, but reminds you of the goodness in your own life and inspires you to work harder at connecting, helping, loving.

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