Liz and I met up with Julie and Bob for Mother’s Day a while back, and spent a leisurely day hanging out in Chinatown, Northerly Island, and then later in Hyde Park.
One interesting thing about this place is the ordering process. Instead of roving carts that you’d call over to the table, there were mostly roving waitstaff. Your table gets a large menu with images of all the items, along with blank box in the corner of each. Fill out the quantities you want, and someone takes your order.
Justin, after many years of being a Chicagoan, is packing up and starting a new chapter in Detroit. On hearing this news, Alex and Linda decided to trek down for the weekend, to hang out during Justin’s last few days in town.
In addition to being Valentine’s Day this past Sunday, it was also the Chinese New Year. More specifically, it also marked the year of the Tiger. Which is good news for me, seeing as how I was born in 1974 – this is my year! Sunday AM, I had an interest in going to Chinatown to check out the parade….