Tortoise Supper Club Creates Cocktail For a Cause This April

River North Restaurant & Lounge Raising The Infant Welfare Society of Chicago During the Month of April 2017. What if you could make the world a better place just by heading to a bar and ordering a drink?  Well, it’s a start. Chicago’s Tortoise Supper Club (350 North State St. in Chicago, IL.  ) is helping diners do just that through their Cocktails for a Cause … Continue reading Tortoise Supper Club Creates Cocktail For a Cause This April

FashionBar Raises The Bar for Chicago Couture Fashion

Hello Gorgeous. Paris Fashion Week was last week, but this weekend, Chicago has its own fashion scene. Is Chicago a Fashion City? FashionBar, a Chicago strategy and consulting company for Chicago designers, was founded by Tony Long to bridge the gap between the fashion scenes in LA and New York and allow Chicago to emerge as its own front runner fashion scene. And there are … Continue reading FashionBar Raises The Bar for Chicago Couture Fashion

Romantic Valentine’s Day Plans for the Chicago Foodie

In the time when a date usually is meeting for coffee or drinks, a dinner date has become kind of special. For instance, that time a guy took me out on a first date for drinks, and then halfway through decided to step up his game and buy me dinner, I used it as a cocktail party story because I felt so special. It was … Continue reading Romantic Valentine’s Day Plans for the Chicago Foodie

Who to Follow on Snapchat: Chicago Food and Lifestyle Bloggers

You liked their post on Instagram. You may have even added the Chicago restaurant they visited to your Chicago bucket list. Rather then fill your Instagram feed with their adventures, Chicago food bloggers and lifestyle bloggers have a story for you, a Snapchat story. I’ve reached out to some of my favorite Chicago food bloggers and Chicago lifestyle bloggers to ask them who they follow on … Continue reading Who to Follow on Snapchat: Chicago Food and Lifestyle Bloggers

Miku Sushi Celebrates One Year with Half Off Maki Sushi

On a quiet, but cold January weekday, I headed north to Lincoln Square, the predominantly German neighborhood in Chicago. I forgot how cute Lincoln Square was with independent salons and cozy restaurants, and The Old Town School of Folk Music. Even the library was nice and hosting game night. It was time for a celebration, a one-year celebration at Miku Sushi (4514 N. Lincoln Ave.). Stanley … Continue reading Miku Sushi Celebrates One Year with Half Off Maki Sushi

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Speed Friending: How to Find Friends in The City

The words “speed friending” flashed on my screen. “Speed friending?” I thought. “Like we are going to see if we are compatible as friends after asking each other are favorite color and place to eat?” Red and Meli’s Cafe, if you are wondering. In between orders on Taco Tuesday and a shopping trip, I spoke with Devon Kelly, the organizer of speed friending social mixers. … Continue reading Speed Friending: How to Find Friends in The City

Earls New City Adds a Holiday Spin to Happy Hour

I know what you have been wondering, why doesn’t Earls have an apostrophe? Earls Kitchen + Bar Lincoln Park  (1538 North Clybourn) is a family-owned Canadian business named after generations of men whose middle names are Earl. So, the restaurant is named from a group of Earls. Now that we have pushed grammatical queries to the side, let me introduce you to a Canadian upscale … Continue reading Earls New City Adds a Holiday Spin to Happy Hour

Pinstripes: Sophisticated Meets Fun for Holiday Parties

I  dripped in from the November storm, my hair leaking onto my peacoat. “Someday” by Rob Thomas is playing. There are tiny spotlights that hang from the exposed ceiling. There’s bocce and bowling to the left, the bar to the right, and a warm fireplace overlooking the Ogden Slip on the year-round patio straight back. There are suede fringe booties and Italian loafers on the couple who … Continue reading Pinstripes: Sophisticated Meets Fun for Holiday Parties