Chicago Coffeefest 2013: Innovative and Tasty Products

In less than 5 hours, I’m going to head straight to Baltimore to board the Boltbus to NYC.Β  So why am I going to New York? I’m going to this year’s Fancy Food show held in New York City as a way to exploreΒ  new products, trends and yums. Maybe there’s something in here that…

Biz Markie, The Weinermobile and E.T– Last Seen in Washington D.C

Living in the D.C area can be a refulgent milieu for millenials since the area is bursting with novel yet retro experiences. I mean, where else can you take a DJ class with Biz Markie (LIVINGSOCIAL), eat BBQ while posing in front of the weinermobile and watch E.T under the stars? In Washington D.C, of…

Women Who Span The Globe: When Strong Women Unite

It didn’t matter if you were the CEO of your own business or an intern, strong women across the DMV were invited to partake at this exclusive event held at the American Visionary Art Museum. The Women Who Span The Globe event, sponsored by the World Trade Organization, isΒ  designed to inspire, inform and in-vigor…

This is the End (Movie): James Franco was Rejected from Heaven

I’m sure most Apatow fans watched “This is the End” last weekend and enjoyed every little scene. The movie was teeming with “Pineapple Express,” “SuperBad,” etc., movie references plus there were multiple layers of insides jokes that only fans of Seth Rogen, James Franco and Craig Robinson fans could comprehend. After watching this movie in…

Archer Townsend:Best Design Brand in Chicago!

When you go to stores like H&M or even Urban Outfitters, you notice that a lot of these pieces were not only made in other countries but were barely pieced together. Longevity and fashion do not often go hand in hand. When I visited Archer Townsend last weekend, before going on a segway tour, I…

Falling in Love with Chicago– One Bite at a Time

Last weekend I traveled to Chicago, IL to see the newest trends hitting the coffee and tea industry. Coffee-Fest 2013 was arabica bean heaven for me since I am an ardent lover of anything coffee-related. In addition, I also took an architecture tour, ate authentic deep dish pizza and modeled chic fashion wear by Archer…

Cronuts, Calming Tea and Chicago Coffee Festival 2013

With the gourmet cupcake market plunging and with the gourmet popcorn trend waning–the Cronut makes a resplendent appearance. The Cronut, invented by Dominique Ansel in New York City, is a hybrid of a croissant and a doughnut. Dominique Ansel, chef extraordinaire, would often infuse lovely rose-vanilla or lemon-maple glazes atop this scrumptious treats. Cronuts Arduous…