In any case, today marked the end of our week-long adherence to scheduled eating and the plan was to go out for dinner. There were a couple of caveats we had to take into account:
- Nothing tastes like anything because of my cold. I drank five cups of peppermint tea in an hour so I could enjoy a free cupcake.
- I finally watched Food, Inc. and decided I didn’t trust most of our go-to restaurants to be buying ingredients worth eating.
For dessert: we ventured over to a lot at Randolph and Peoria to see a Chicago Banksy.
And that’s it. I baked, we fried, we laughed, I cried. All in all, a nice little experiment. I won’t be scheduling next week’s meals—although, I did enjoy having such a complete shopping list. That’s one thing I’ll try to take away from this experience. Read: An English major searches for meaning.