The Hampton Inn had previously given us transport to the OTI, but had decided to stop doing that. However someone who didn't know that had taken my reservation and they were going to honor it. But this was the last time that I could stay here.
10-20-1996 - Husband dropped me off at the airport. Got a bagel sandwich $7.33
Stayed at the Hampton Inn. The Hampton will take you to local restaurants for dinner, but I don't know exactly where I went on the 20th.
10-21-1996 - Free breakfast at the Hampton Inn.
Lunch and snacks at the Jewel-Osco $15.38.
Dinner $24.10 (don't know the name of the restaurant- maybe Marias)
10-22-1996 - Free breakfast
Lunch at Arbys
Dinner - Ristorante Pasta Vino $15.45 (I can't find a current site for this restaurant, so maybe it is no longer in business. I know a couple of us business travelers got together and went as a group, and one of them knew a waiter at the restaurant. One of the gals gave us her receipe for holding the line on weight while traveling and eating in restaurants. She ordered only an appetizer and a salad.)
10-23-1996 Free Breakfast
Lunch Chung's $6.95
10-24-1996 Free Breakfast
Lunch at airport - Perry's Xpress - chicken pita $6.44.
List of Expenses from October 1997 trip:
10-20-97 Cab to airport $10.00
Ticket to Chicago paid for by work
Transport to hotel - courtesy van
Dinner Au Bon Pain (hotel restaurant) $9.69
Doubletree Club Hotel $97.34 (government rate) [same for each night]
10-21-97 - Au Bon Pain - $4.44 (breakfast -bagel, scone, hot chocolate)
Courtesy van to OSHA Institute [same each day]
Jewel-Osco $10.99 (lean pockets, juice, lunch, snacks)
Courtesy van to hotel [same each day]
Pine Grove Restaurant (dinner) $12.05
10-22-97 - Breakfast and paper at Dunkin Donuts
Lunch - Arby's
Dinner - Giordano's deep dish pizza delivered to hotel $17.35
10-23-97 - Breakfast and paper at Dunkin Donuts
Lunch - Chung's Restaurant $6.90
Mailing course books home - $12.40
Dinner at hotel - Au Bon Pain $11.31
10-24-97 Check out of hotel, finish course, van to airport, flight home
Taxi home - $11.00