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Hello Fellow Traveler! I'm the Emmy-winning founder and publisher of The Local Tourist. I've got insatiable curiosity, wanderlust, and an incurable need to use my words. Thanks for joining me as I explore "drive by towns." I hope you'll pull over and stay awhile!

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Life without champagne is not a life worth living. Trust me on this.

~ Gourmet Rambler

 

 

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Matt Hensler is an award-winning marketing executive with a passion for food, events, fashion and travel.

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Maison Marcel

This year's Bastille Day brought with it many a celebration of all things French, including the opening of Lakeview's newest food scene addition, French bakery Maison Marcel. Vive La France!

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At Wrigley BBQ, the fresh meats are rubbed with a homemade spice blend then wood smoked for up to 20 hours over oak, apple, hickory & cherry woods. It is the real deal. Made with love.

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