Christina // Chritiques


Christina is the blogger behind Chritiques.

Describe your blog:

One of my favorite hobbies is dining out and navigating the tremendous Chicago food scene. We are so lucky to live in one of the best food cities in the world, and I am always eager to try both the next new thing, as well as the tried and true restaurants that stand the test of time. Chritiques is a one stop shop for those looking for some good places to eat, and for my restaurant, food product, and event reviews.

What is your favorite post you’ve written or your favorite series/type of post?

I just started doing “Weekend Recaps” and they have been a nice break from strictly reviewing one restaurant or food product per post. They allow me to be a little more relaxed and bring in some content that may not directly be tied just to food – though it still mostly is. 🙂

What is something you wish you knew how to do related to blogging?

Better self-promotion, and how to be more efficient with it. Since starting Chritiques earlier this year, I have learned a lot about marketing through social media and I continue to learn more and more everyday.

Why did you start blogging?

After toying with the idea for a couple of years, I decided to finally start Chritiques to share my dining experiences with my friends and family and to offer suggestions and recommendation. After leaving the practice of law and going into law firm business development, I had a little extra time on my hands to finally start writing my Chritiques and utilizing this creative outlet.

What is your favorite social platform?

Instagram. I was hesitant to join at first, because posting to my blog and learning Twitter was time-consuming enough. But now I cannot get enough of Instragram because everyone loves pictures and, as they say, pictures are worth a thousand words!

What are a few of your favorite Chicago blogs?

Follow Christina on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest & Twitter!