Author Archives: Sheryl

Chicago ethnic food – Italian and Polish

One of the things I love about Chicago is that there are a lot of ethnic neighborhoods.   My sister Jenny and I decided to visit an Italian and Polish neighborhood in celebration of our heritage. Italian and Polish immigrants play an important part of the history of Chicago, but they’ve also played an important part … Continue reading »

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Chicago food, no not pizza – Indian

It’s been ten years since we’ve been to India and six months since we’ve had Indian food.   So, on our second night back in the US, it wasn’t pizza or hot dogs that we craved.  It was Indian food. Jeff has been sick with bronchitis for the last two weeks.  He’s been lying low so we … Continue reading »

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Goodbye Argentina and thanks.

As we leave Argentina there are so many things we are thankful to have been able to experience and that we know we are going to miss. dulce de leche yerba mate new friends steak Buenos Aires cheek kissing Salta empanadas malbec dog walkers Mendoza asados alfajores Most of all we’ll miss the Argentinian people … Continue reading »

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Mendoza to Buenos Aires -on the fancy bus

Normally a 13 hour overnight bus ride would fill me with dread. But in Argentina it’s something to look forward to, especially if you go first class. A first class ticket on the bus line Cata gets you a  big seat, foot rest,  blanket, pillow, newspaper,  curtains to section off your seat and a personal … Continue reading »

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Eating an entire cow (not in one sitting) part 10 – sweet breads, blood sausage (which is from a pig)

With less than a week left to go in Argentina, I realize there is no way I can do it.  I was very eager early on, but then as I ran out of the popular cuts and was left with lots of organs, I lost my appetite.   When faced with the choice at a restaurant … Continue reading »

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