dining

Hideaway Brew Garden & Bar – Hoffman Estates, IL

Hideaway Brew Garden & Bar 5510 Prairie Stone Parkway, Hoffman Estates, IL GRADING Overall Score: D Cost: C (for what you get) Recommended? No A few years ago, I wrote a post about Das Bier Garden, the beer garden located in Hoffman Estates, IL. This beer garden was unique in that it brought together the long standing German tradition of having an outdoor area to drink and socialize, as well as serving genuine German Hofbräu beer. Many of us living in the area enjoyed the garden, whether it was to savor our German roots, drink great beer, or enjoy…

Reviewing Hello Fresh Meal Kit Service

Despite being a stay-at-home mom, I still have moments where the last place I want to be, is in the kitchen. Cooking about 4-5 days a week for 20 years can take its toll. A person runs out of energy, runs out of recipes and ideas, and most importantly, runs out of excitement. Enter in all of the food delivery services that are out there today, including Hello Fresh, Blue Apron, and Home Chef (to name a few).  Since I received a great coupon from Hello Fresh for 50% off our first week of meals, I figured…

Reviewing the Hoffman Estates Beer Garden

Das Bier Garden (The Beer Garden) 5510 Prairie Stone Parkway, Hoffman Estates, IL To read my review of the current (2019) beer garden renamed Hideaway Brew Garden & Bar, click here. GRADING Overall Score: A Cost: B Fun Potential: B (rating for adults, obviously) Recommended?: Yes…

Reviewing the Amenities and Dining at Beach Palace Resort – Cancun, Mexico

Part Two: Reviewing Beach Palace AMENITIES and DINING HOTEL GRADING                                                            AMENITIES/DINING GRADING Overall Score: A                                                               Pools: A Staff: A                                                                             Beach: A Room: A                                                                           Dining/Bars: A Amenities: A                                                                    Vegetarian Options: A Recommended?: Yes (highly!)                                        Service: A The Beach Palace Resort, located in the hotel zone of Cancun, is an all-inclusive resort stationed right on the beach. I previously wrote a review on the hotel and its rooms. Click here to read it. This is a review about the rest of the resort…