One of The Most Spacious Chicago Sports Bars Opens By UIC

If you want to chill on sleek black couches and take in 40 beers on tap or seasonal cocktails with front row viewing of your favorite sports game, then I invite you to Bracket Room, a new restaurant and bar located on 1315 S. Halsted St. by UIC. One of Chicago’s most spacisous sports bars recently opened at the end of summer and is catering … Continue reading One of The Most Spacious Chicago Sports Bars Opens By UIC

There is Lower Cost Transportation Options Than Rideshare for a Night Out

Planning a night out can be the worst. Everyone shows up at different times and wants to try out a dance bar or a Tiki bar or do a taco crawl. The more people involved – the more opinions. And since a night out in Chicago usually involves a few rounds of drinks, finding a designated driver or making sure all your girlfriends get home … Continue reading There is Lower Cost Transportation Options Than Rideshare for a Night Out

What to Order on a Dinner Date to Grand Lux Cafe Chicago

Grand Lux Cafe has always been known for their amazing desserts like this one. And while it would be a disappointment to forgo dessert. Dessert is one of the best parts of a number restaurants I have reviewed including Chop in The Roosevelt Collection. But, it’s nice to actually enjoy a good meal with your significant other or a group of friends after shopping on Michigan Avenue. … Continue reading What to Order on a Dinner Date to Grand Lux Cafe Chicago

Take Your Mother to Brunch Here on Mother’s Day

It’s time to take your mother out of the kitchen this mother’s day and invite her to a nice brunch at Chicago restaurants. If you’re a mom – thank you. Thank you for all you do to raise us, to feed us, and clothe us, to make sure we’re educated, know our manners, how to clean, and of course, remember curfew. But thank you for loving … Continue reading Take Your Mother to Brunch Here on Mother’s Day

Velvet Taco: I’ll Have Tater Tots with My Tacos

Sandwiched right between two of Chicago’s best neighborhoods for food, shopping, and nightlife, Gold Coast and Near North Side, Velvet Taco fits right in with its trendy vibes and delicious food. Actually a chain in Texas, Velvet Taco Chicago is the only location outside of Texas (amazing!) and is a favorite for its unique, but delicious tacos. Velvet Taco has a really casual, but hip vibe, where … Continue reading Velvet Taco: I’ll Have Tater Tots with My Tacos

Fat Tuesday and Mardi Gras Parties in Chicago

It’s that time of year when Gabrielle Union and Chicago Bulls, Dwyane Wade and everyone else wants to experience NOLA. But, Chicago is so nice right now. Like global warming brought summertime Chi to February nice. So, it might be time to indulge in Fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras festivities in Chicago. We’ve got you covered for the Mardi Gras bar crawls and specials. Now all that’s … Continue reading Fat Tuesday and Mardi Gras Parties in Chicago

Lone Star BBQ Bar: A Little Sauce, A Lot of Country in Chicago

I can smell something sweet and savory from the patio. It’s the post oak smokewood that Lone Star BBQ uses to marinade their meats. It’s the only oven in Chicago that doesn’t use electric or gas, just post oak smokewood (like the cowboys). My senses are already heightened as I sit down to a table with a roll of brown paper towels ready for me to spin … Continue reading Lone Star BBQ Bar: A Little Sauce, A Lot of Country in Chicago

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