GEJA’S CAFE

If you Google anything relating to “date night” or “most romantic restaurant” in Chicago, you’ll find one name that finds itself on all of these lists: GEJA’S CAFE. It’s all about the fondue in cozy romantic lighting, with live classical guitar music in the background. Even if you haven’t been yet, you’ve heard about it as the […]

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DANA HOTEL & SPA | STAYCATION

This summer seems to be flying by! It’s been so busy and fun, but sometimes you need a little break. If you can’t fit a full getaway in, do what I do and enjoy a quick STAYCATION right where you live! Staycations are great for many reasons, but mostly because: I can check out hotels around the […]

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ARBELLA

If you love Tanta, Chicago’s trendy Peruvian restaurant, then you’ll love ARBELLA. The Tanta team recently opened up the neighboring global lounge and it’s been a great addition to the craft cocktails scene in River North. The design of this lounge is, in one word, sexy. It reminds me of trendy drink spots in NYC, […]

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JBF IMPACT PROGRAMS LAUNCH

The James Beard Foundation (JBF) has long been a name that every food enthusiast recognizes as the biggest culinary organization. While JBF is based in New York City, as of 2015, the Awards are being held in Chicago (yes!). Just this past weekend the 2016 Awards were held. Needless to say, the foodie community was buzzing […]

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LA MEZ AGAVE LOUNGE

Remember Double A, the lounge below Mercadito? Well, it’s been revamped and has recently opened up as the new LA MEZ AGAVE LOUNGE! It’s a great space, and the layout is perfect for sipping mezcal and tequila cocktails. Last week we attended a Mixology Class at La Mez, hosted and led by head mixologist Dylan […]

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