Back to Grazing

2 Jul

The 3 of you that actually follow this blog have probably noticed I’ve been on extended hiatus. Or maybe not.

I started this blog back when I had a lot more time on my hands. I enjoyed the outlet that blogging provided – chronicling dishes (both good and bad), writing about different restaurants here in Chicago and elsewhere and connecting to other bloggers.

As with so many other folks, food is a passion for me. Everything about food triggers some deep connection within me that I feel compelled to share in some way – from the deliberate ritual of slicing a tomato, that first spoonful of homemade soup on a cold winter day, the instant memories that come to mind when eating a cake my mom has always made. Or, even just finding excuses to go to the grocery store (I know I’m not the only one who does this).

Grazing in The City - Chicago - Pizza Night - Roma Tomatoes

Roma Tomato Slices

But, as happens, life got in the way. Work became a lot more busy and priorities changed.

In all honesty, I’ve also enjoyed my time away from blogging. But I never really gave it up in my head and would think about specific dishes, certain ingredients, fun restaurants that left really great impressions.

Grazing in The City - Creamy Asparagus Soup

Creamy Asparagus Soup

I’ve recently gotten inspired again with different food and from others within the blogging community. I’ve also forced myself to really think about the intent of this blog and what I want to do with it. And what I want to get out of it. And, while I’m not sure I have a lot of answers for these questions, I figure the best thing is to just start blogging again.

Grazing in The City - Pound Cake

Pound Cake

With all this in mind, I’m coming back around and will be posting again soon. Stay tuned – and stay hungry!


4 Responses to “Back to Grazing”

  1. Eva Taylor July 2, 2014 at 1:53 pm #

    Welcome back Bill, hope it was all good. Looking forward to your next post!

  2. Arturo FĂ©liz-Camilo July 2, 2014 at 3:28 pm #

    We noticed! 🙂

  3. egg me on July 2, 2014 at 4:06 pm #

    Hey man, good to see you back! I’ve been a lax with my own posting lately … maybe you’ll inspire me to get going again.

  4. Rufus' Food and Spirits Guide July 5, 2014 at 9:17 am #

    Welcome back!

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