OK, it isn’t spring yet, but we are going to chat about Spring cleaning! The Spruce discusses six helpful tips on how you can better kickstart your spring season with a clean house. Spring cleaning is a common practice that allows us to freshen up our homes and get a head start on the often hectic seasons of spring and summer. It can feel like a daunting task, but it doesn't have to be difficult. The Spruce talks about getting everyone in the house involved, start smalling small, and the perfect guide to cleaning products. Does anyone else feel the urge to clean when reading an article about cleaning?! My rubber gloves are already on. Don’t miss out on this quick guide to starting your spring off right!READ ARTICLE
Urbanspace packs more than 10 different restaurants into a single location thanks to its food hall-style setup at 15 West Washington. From fresh doughnuts and coffee to wood-fired pizzas and Greek pitas, the 12,000-square-foot space encompasses a wide variety of cuisines originating all over the globe.
Stop by on your way to work or on your lunch break to enjoy a bite. If you come by in the morning, beeline for Stan’s Donuts’ counter. Hailing from L.A., this beloved chain doles out specialty doughnuts and piping-hot breakfast sandwiches coupled with delicious cups of coffee. Later in the day, dig into a pita loaded with fresh gyro meat, spicy feta cheese, veggies, and crispy French fries, courtesy of Pita Yeero. Prefer pizza? Head to Roberta’s for a Neapolitan-style pie. Craving a hot chicken sandwich or vegan comfort food? They’re on tap, too, along with creative Filipino fare, freshly smoked barbecue, and juicy burgers. If you’re sitting down for happy hour or dinner, don’t forget to grab an adult beverage! Sidecar pours an ever-changing lineup of 16 craft beers fresh from the tap, and The Peregrine Club offers craft cocktails.READ ARTICLE
Wood-fired meatballs smothered with roasted tomato sauce and parmigiana cheese. Roasted octopus embellished with garlic aioli and salsa verde. Fresh burrata paired with roasted beets and pear mostarda. Even the appetizers at Alla Vita are a cut above what you might expect at a traditional Italian eatery. This upscale trattoria takes classic Italian dishes and elevates them to the standards of a modern-day foodie.
So reserve a table, sit down with a friend or significant other, and embark on a culinary journey. Start with a glass of fine wine and a few of the opulent antipasti, then share a plate of pasta or a pizza. The tagliatelle comes smothered with beef shank ragu and pecorino, while the mushroom pizza features black truffles with caramelized onion and taleggio. If you’re still hungry enough to enjoy an entree, try the signature lasagna with wild mushrooms and fontina cheese or the roasted bone-in ribeye steak, prepared simply with roasted garlic, fresh rosemary, and a drizzle of olive oil. Complement the main course with crispy potatoes tossed in salsa verde or roasted broccolini paired with preserved lemon and garlic.READ ARTICLE