Girl & the Goat: One of Chicago’s Best Restaurants

Would it live up to the hype?  Before a recent trip to Chicago, multiple people and restaurant reviewers recommended Girl & the Goat as a must-try.  Their menu constantly seems to change so we did not know what to expect.  What I did know, after only a little research, was that their executive chef (Stephanie…

Where is the Outrage? A Call to End America’s Gun Epidemic

Where is the outrage?  A little over a month has passed since the October 1st Las Vegas massacre, and already, media outlets have buried updates about the shooting on their websites and newspapers.  Take a tour of the major sources (NYT, WSJ, CNN, Fox, MSNBC).  You will be hard-pressed to find any news, and most…

Book Review: The Jungle

Many people read this book in high school, and if they didn't, they should now.  Not only is Upton Sinclair a phenomenal writer, but he's also an inspiring political activist.  At a time when workers had little to no rights, protections, or collective bargaining abilities, Sinclair brought cultural awareness to the food production epidemic in…