Pizza Tour, Millenium Park, Devil Dawgs

Our last full day in Chicago… and I really do mean FULL! We skipped our breakfast once again and slept in a bit late, waking up just in time to walk downtown to the first stop on our Chicago Pizza Tour. Chicago is famous for its pizza, and this tour …

Anniversary Part 2: Alinea

Finally, we were ready for our fancy-pants dinner at the famous Alinea restaurant. According to Alinea’s website: Alinea has been named the Best Restaurant in the World by Elite Traveler magazine, three times been awarded the title of Best Restaurant in the United States by The World’s 50 Best Restaurants …

Anniversary Part 1: Art Institute of Chicago

Today marks our ten year wedding anniversary! I feel so old! We started our day with a fabulous breakfast at Wildberry Pancakes and Cafe off of Michigan Avenue. The restaurant features fresh and locally-sourced ingredients and homemade breads. Rupak chose a Corned Beef and Hash Skillet with fried eggs and …

Hello Chicago!

Earlier this week, Rupak flew to Chicago for the ProMat Conference. Since our ten-year anniversary is on Thursday, we made plans for me to fly out and meet him. After planning our itinerary for a month, I was excited to finally arrive. I arrived around 3:00 or so and took …

Kolkata & the Taj Bengal

We left our hotel in the wee (and I do mean weeeee) hours of the morning today and made the trip to the Delhi airport. Once we arrived, we said our goodbyes to our driver who had put up with us all week. Two porters approached us and helped us …

Taj Mahal

Another beautiful day in India. This morning we woke up super early since the drive to the Taj Mahal from Delhi is roughly four hours each way. We had our breakfast downstairs in the hotel. The food was excellent, with a good selection of Indian food, like aloo tikki (fried …

Qutb Minar & Lotus Temple

After staying up so late last night, and not being able to catch much shut-eye on the plane, we ended up sleeping in til around noon. I did some yoga (we are in India, after all) in front of the floor-to-ceiling window in our room, which offered an amazing view. …