Is it Worth the Hype? My Review of New York’s Dominique Ansel Bakery and the Popular… Cronut!

Is it Worth the Hype? My Review of New York’s Dominique Ansel Bakery and the Popular… Cronut!

I must be crazy. Yep, that's got to be it. It's 17° in New York and I am standing in line an hour before the famous Dominique Ansel Bakery opens and for what? A donut? Nope! A croissant? Not quite! It's the Cronut- a sweet, crispy, deliciously-filled fusion of the two that has swept the [...]

Having Afternoon Tea in Chicago at The Allis: Soho House

Having Afternoon Tea in Chicago at The Allis: Soho House

Forget white glove service and fancy white tablecloths. Forget perfection and luxury. Actually, forget just about everything you may be accustomed to when it comes to traditional afternoon tea, and what you are left with is quite possibly the best place for tea service in Chicago and definitely my fave. Soho House, around the world, [...]

An Afternoon Tea in Chicago at the Waldorf Astoria

An Afternoon Tea in Chicago at the Waldorf Astoria

I will start this post off by saying the Waldorf Astoria Chicago is quite possibly my most favorite place on earth. Everything about this hotel reflects the utmost in beauty, elegance, and luxury. Following a world-class experience during my last stay for my birthday, I just knew I had to return for their new 2016 Afternoon [...]