Hamilton Walker’s: Sneak Peek Dinner

The night of the HW Sneak Peek dinner did not go as we had planned.  Everything turned out wonderfully delicious in the end, but the journey to get there was a cold one. My husband Corey and I had picked out our 40’s style outfits and got in the car with plenty of time to spare….

Hamilton Walker’s: A Sneak Peek

Today was a very exciting day for me. You know what, exciting doesn’t even come close to touching how amazing my morning was. I had the chance of a lifetime to, again, see inside the much talked about Hamilton Walker’s Steakhouse. I fought the wind as I headed down Neil Street to the location of the…

Hamilton Walker’s Opening Approaches

The much anticipated Hamilton Walker’s steakhouse, opening in Champaign Fall 2016, is well on its way to opening day! The restaurant will be a 40’s inspired steakhouse built in the heart of Downtown Champaign. The history behind Hamilton Walker’s is just as rich as the decadent food. It was once Walker’s Opera House and was…

Baxter’s American Grille is Headed to Champaign

Yet another new restaurant is headed our way this summer! A small, independent restaurant located in Bloomington has decided to spread their wings and build a new location right here in Champaign. Baxter’s American Grille will be moving into the old Prairie Fire building at 100 Trade Center Drive. The owner, Rod Burchett, told The…

Miga

Rain, Rain, Rain! That’s what I woke up to on the morning of our fancy anniversary dinner.  I look forward to our special evening every year. I was a little bummed but no less excited for what the evening had in store. We again narrowed our choices down to a couple of restaurants. It was…

Valentine’s Evening at Lucy B Goode

When I discovered that our trip to Alabama was going to be over Valentine’s day I was thrilled! I’ve never been to the Alabama Gulf Shore and I was sure there would be delicious food and unique restaurants to discover. Specifically,  I wanted to uncover a hidden and romantic gem to set the scene for…

Alabama Vacation: Shrimp Basket

We have arrived in Foley, Alabama! Our long awaited vacation to see my dad and stepmom has finally begun and we are already in vacation bliss. From the beautiful condo we are staying in to our first meal it’s been a marvelous trip so far, and it’s only the first day. After we arrived and…