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Illinois' Favorite French Fry is The Most Confusing Type of Fry
Is there anything better than a hot and fresh french fry? No. The answer is no.
One of the best parts of fries, or I guess just potatoes in general - the possibilities are ENDLESS. There's SO many different types of fries. And I'm so grateful for every single one of them...
How Snobby is Illinois Compared to The Rest of America?
I feel like getting called snobby is a very high class insult. It's kind of like a backhanded compliment, like sure you might be kind of classy, but you're annoying about it. That's what I think of when I think "snobby".
A new study ranked each state based on how snob…
This Wisconsin City is One of 2021’s Happiest Cities in America
The COVID-19 pandemic has really affected people's mental health this past year.
A new study took a look at the happiest states in the US. After the year we've had, maybe you're looking to move somewhere new. If you're in the market for a city with some good vibes, this list might…
The Most Popular Cocktail in Illinois Isn't Very Illinois-y
When you sit down at a bar, what's your order?
Sure you have your favorites you make at home. But most of the time when you're around the house you just grab whatever canned or bottled beverage is readily available. However, when you're out at a bar, you usually order your favorite coc…
Do You Believe in Illinois' Most Popular Superstition?
Are you superstitious?
Sorry, I had to.
I'm very superstitious. I was definitely that kid who avoided sidewalk cracks, held my breath past when I passed cemeteries, and other things like that. Now that I'm older, I see superstition differently...
Are You a Fan of Illinois' Favorite TV Show?
I think I watched more TV in 2020 than I have in my whole life. From scripted series, documentaries, and reality TV, I truly watched it all. But on top of watching everything new that came out, I also found myself going back to binge my comfort shows...
Apparently This Comfort Food Got Illinois Through 2020
Did you find yourself cooking more during 2020? Between lockdown, pure boredom, and watching way too many cooking videos online, I feel like I actually cooked more than I ever have before. I think my favorite part of all the cooking was that we turned to our favorite comfort foods to keep up sane la…
Happy Cheese Lover's Day! Here's Illinois' Favorite Cheese
Happy "Cheese Lovers Day"!
I'm a serious cheese lover. I love cheese in all forms. Sliced, shredded, melted, you name it, i'll eat it. So I feel like "Cheese Lovers Day" was really made for people like me. You know, people who crave cheese 24/7...
It's Girl Scout Cookie Season - Here's Illinois' Favorite Flavor
Girl Scout Cookie Season is officially here, but it looks very different. In the past you've probably grabbed your cookies while you're out shopping and you see a table set up with a Girl Scout Troop and all of their cookie boxes. But in pandemic life, we get our food delivered...

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