Kit Graham

97 Flips | 5 Magazines | @KitGrahamBrough | Chicago based food and travel blogger.

Southwestern Chicken and Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

I am almost three weeks into my modified paleo diet and I am constantly looking for new and exciting ways to eat chicken, quinoa, and vegetables. …

Food

A Day in Nice, France

Pastel painted buildings, the sparkling Mediterranean Sea, an abundance of pastry shops – Nice is almost too pretty to be real. I couldn’t stop …

Le Negresco in Nice

A large 102 year old hotel, with a pink roof, overlooking the Mediterranean in Nice, where the 93 year old hotel owner (a regal lady who collects …

Wine Cellars

Oktoberfest in Munich

I am back from Europe and excited to tell you all about my trip. I figured I would start with Oktoberfest since it was the primary reason for our …

Royal Family

Sightseeing in Munich & Bavaria

We began our European adventure in Munich, a city where my husband went to middle school and high school, so I basically had a local tour guide. At …

European Travel

Exploring Monaco

Last week on The Kittchen we checked into Le Meridien Beach Plaza in Monaco, where we ate our hearts out. The next day, we were ready to explore …

Exploring Sonoma: Scribe, Francis Ford Coppola, and Kendall Jackson

Are you ready to hear more about my trip to Sonoma? My Mom and I simply loved exploring the wineries in the area. On our first day we visited Domaine …

Exploring Napa: Domaine Carneros and Matthiasson

When I was asked to travel to Carmel Valley to write a freelance article, I figured that it just made sense to bring my Mom and extend the trip so …

Sparkling Wine

Napa Valley Vineyards Recap

Shares 1<p>Charles and I had the best time celebrating my 30th birthday in Napa. I already wrote about all of the incredible food we enjoyed in Napa, …

Eating in Napa

Shares 3<p>Napa was the perfect place for me to celebrate my birthday since eating and drinking wine are two of my favorite hobbies. My husband …

Chicago

24 Hours in Napa

My Mom and I ended our time in California’s wine country with 24 hours in Napa. We drove the 30 minutes over from Sonoma so that we could have a new …

Wineries

Truffle Hunting in Italy

Charles agreed to let me plan a side trip during our time in Europe. While Oktoberfest is being celebrated in Germany, truffles are being hunted and …

Truffles

Exploring Piedmont, Italy

When I studied abroad in Florence, my mother and godmother came to visit and we traveled around Italy and Switzerland. Adorably, my mother purchased …

Italy

Vieques, Puerto Rico

Vieques is a small little slice of paradise just a short ferry away from Puerto Rico. There are two main towns on the island, Isabel II (pronounced …

Central America

Old San Juan & Spoon Food Tours

I will be sharing more stories from my trip over the next few weeks – I’m taking you on a virtual vacation to San Juan and Vieques. We will go on a …

San Juan

Eating in San Diego and Tijuana

Shares 0<p>I love going to visit friends and trying out their favorite restaurants. I spent Memorial Day weekend visiting friends who live in Tijuana …

Food

Portland Maine Food Crawl

Shares 0<p>After three days in Maine, we were all getting a bit stir crazy. When my sister’s boyfriend suggested going on a food crawl in Portland, …

Dumplings

The Portland Guide: Mercury Inn, Vinland, and Otto

Shares 0<p>First things first. This is a guide for Portland, Maine, the largest “city” in the state. Portland is a small, but charming seaside city with …

New England

The Kennebunks Guide

Shares 0<p>I still can’t get over what a fabulous time I had in my hometown for the Kennebunkport Festival. Here is one last post, where I tackle where …

Travel

A Maine Favorite: The Clam Shack Lobster Roll

Shares 0<p>The lobster roll is a simple treat loved by the masses. Its rich buttery taste is an affordable way to enjoy the flavors of lobster in a …

New England

A Maine Adventure: Cabbage Island Clambakes

Shares 3<p>I spent the weekend in Maine with my family. We went up to Boothbay Harbor for our friends’ wedding, and the day after the wedding my Mom …

Clams

24 Hours In Boothbay Harbor, Maine

Shares 101<p>Summertime in Maine has a magical quality. Its weather is warm, not hot, and days are spent in the sun. The season is defined by its sounds …

New England

The American Club in Kohler, WI

When Charles and I were looking for a location for a Fourth of July weekend getaway, everyone gave us the same recommendation: The American Club in …

Wine Cellars

Kohler Food and Wine Recap

Up in Wisconsin, just 2 1/2 hours from Chicago, there is a magical place called Kohler. There you will find a top notch golf course, an incredible …

Wine Tasting

Kansas City Favorites

Kansas City, Missouri is a Midwestern city with a vibrant culture, world renown barbecue, and a breadth of activities to experience. I have been to …

Kansas City

Copenhagen Recap Part 2

Shares 0<p>My second day in Copenhagen began with a mission to get breakfast. I know that I had been joking on social media about wanting to get …

Disney World

Copenhagen Recap Part 1

Shares 0<p>Curious to know everything I saw, drank, and ate in Copenhagen? Well here you go! After going through all of my photos, I realized it was too …

The Ultimate Chicago Weekend

When my parents announced that they were coming to visit for the first time in three years I made it my mission to show them such a wonderful time …

Blue Cheese

Scrambled Egg and Avocado Grilled Cheese

Shares 3<p>This Scrambled Egg and Avocado Grilled Cheese is a fun breakfast-meets-lunch meal. Grilling the breakfast sandwich was much better than just …

Breakfast

Blueberry Scones with a Vanilla Glaze

Shares 2<p>Scones are one of my favorite breakfasts. I am seriously trying to cut back on the number of trips I take to Starbucks, so I am making an …

Baking