LAS VEGAS | TRAVEL

Las Vegas has become a city I travel to several times a year – thanks to my poker player bf. That said, we definitely have our favorite spots to stay in, eat at, and explore. It’s a bit difficult to explore the strip when it’s 110F+ outside, but that just means… cabana days 🙂 Thanks […]

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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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OSTERIA LA MADIA: BRUNCH

Let’s start with me saying that I LOVE a good Sunday brunch! I feel that it’s the best time to relax with friends over a midday meal as part of #SundayFunday and before the prep for the work week begins. I could even say that it’s a nice reset for the week. And really, it just […]

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IMPERIAL LAMIAN: A SNEAK PEEK

I had been watching the construction on the corner of State & Hubbard for months, while also reading up on the restaurant that now exists on the corner: IMPERIAL LAMIAN. Yes, the Indonesia-based Imperial Group decided to bring their authentic Chinese dishes to Chicago by means of the gorgeous restaurant, Imperial Lamian. Not only will you […]

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