Finding My Roots Through the Cuisine of Macau

At a recent charity event, I bid on a set of cookbooks which included one called Fat Rice, featuring the cuisine of Macau (Fat Rice is also the name of a Chicago restaurant featuring food from the area).  As my… Continue Reading

A Night of Music and Fine Wine at the COC’s Annual Fine Wine Auction

I had the privilege of attending the annual Fine Wine auction for the Canadian Opera Company (COC) on April 6.   Held at their home, The Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, the evening featured delicious food courtesy of 10ation… Continue Reading

On the Whole United Airlines Leggings Issue

I grew up with strict dress codes.  In fact, I wore a school uniform for seven years.  I wasn’t allowed to wear make-up, save for grub day (when we were allowed to wear “normal” clothing for $1 or $2) and… Continue Reading

Get Ready for a New Look!

DelectablyChic! will (finally) be getting a makeover over the next few weeks, switching to a more “traditional” blog-like layout.  As you probably have realized, DelectablyChic! is reporting LESS on fashion and food, and MORE on how the founder/webitor-in-chief views and… Continue Reading

Anything Goes? Well, NOT For Me, Appearance-wise

I’m really sick of the “anything goes” society seem to be moving towards to today – especially for appearance.  Yes, I like that we don’t have to dress up as much, to the point that some clubs have either toned… Continue Reading

Primates of Park Avenue: Charmed Women, Sad Lives, Semi-Fiction

I just finished Primates of Park Avenue, a “memoir” by Wednesday Martin, published a couple of years ago.  Written in a  satirical manner, the book criticizes the lives of Upper East Side women, particularly mothers, from a “transplant” perspective –… Continue Reading

It’s New York Fashion Week and I Don’t Care…

In fact, I have no plans to watch anything they’re streaming.  I just don’t seem to care anymore.  It’s not that I don’t like clothing or because I feel like the styles don’t apply to me, it’s just that it’s… Continue Reading