FlatTop Grill

When a restaurant sends you a coupon for a free meal, no matter what kind of food or if it’s a chain, you go. No questions asked. That’s how I ended up at FlatTop Grill in Lombard the other night.…

Say This for It

The one good thing about being sick is getting well again, seeing with new eyes all you took for granted. After gingerly eating unbuttered toast, applesauce and chicken noodle soup, you foray back into the world of food, beginning with…

Raincheck?

Saturday night, with the best of intentions, I treated my brother to a belated birthday dinner in Lincoln Park, and before leaving the place, I had become so sick, I’d even made an emergency visit to the men’s room when…

On America

Yesterday, on my lunch break, I stopped at the post office to mail a package to Amie, my solider for this month’s Operation Baking Gals project. (My host is Lan, who has posted about the project and our servicewoman here.)…