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Gluten Free at Eataly Italian Restaurants and Store in Chicago

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Italy has always held a special place in my heart from my first visit when studying abroad in college, to living there for 4 months while consulting with clients, and now my frequent vacations back to travel throughout the country. I just love Italy’s incredible food, wine, culture, people and language! Read more

Peanut Free Restaurants in Chicago and New York City

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Anaphylaxis is a life threatening allergy which is extremely difficult to deal with. The daughter of one of my team members is anaphylactic to peanuts so we know first hand the lengths that you need to go through to be safe. I’m even anaphylactic to pencillin and found out the hard way. Read more

Peanut & Tree Nut Free Bakeries in IL, MN & NY

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ChocolateThe daughter of one of my business colleagues is anaphylactic to peanuts which means that she has anaphylaxis – a life-threatening type of allergic reaction triggered when she eats peanuts. So I am writing this post to make sure that those of you with nut allergies can find safe and tasty dessert options! Read more

Fresh Green Juice in Chicago: Healthy & Gluten Free

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Screen Shot 2016-03-02 at 2.12.30 PMI have been on a quest to find places that juice fresh vegetables and fruits for quite some time. Believe it or not, I actually like the taste of raw juice from foods such spinach, kale, parsley, cucumbers, broccoli, carrots, lemon and ginger, to name a few. Read more

Hold a Million at Federal Reserve Bank in Chicago

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$1 Million at Federal Reserve

Visit the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and hold a million dollars! Believe it or not, my first job out of college was a Federal Reserve Bank Examiner. When I would go into banks to audit their books, they were half expecting to see a bank examiner looking like the person in the Jimmy Stewart movie “It’s A Wonderful Life” which is one of my favorites. Read more