As local Chicagoans are only too aware, the fact is that our nice weather days are numbered. Soon enough, September will hit and we will be praising the weather gods if temperatures manage to stay above freezing. Before you groan and exit this page to find a less depressing article, allow me to let you in on my little secret for staying warm and content come fall and winter: Three Dots and a Dash. If any …
Simple, rustic and inspired by old world traditions. Top Chef fan favorite Fabio Viviani has arrived in the Windy City to seduce Chicagoans with his smart, simple, homemade Mediterranean-inspired cuisine and charming charisma – who can resist that accent! Fabio collaborated with the fine folks at DineAmic Group, Lucas Stoioff and David Rekhson (of Bull & Bear and Public House), who are expanding their successful brand with this latest edgy venture – what a winning package. Lights. Camera. Action. Splash Mag helped kick off Siena’s big reveal with Chicago’s tremendously social set who filled all 10,000 square feet of this large urban rustic tavern while sipping Moet and busting moves to the tunes of … Read more
I work hard, play hard and sleep soundly in the Goldcoast. All of my hard work, play dates and slumber constantly drives me into the best of my neighborhood establishments for libations and refueling…not to mention just a good old fashioned time in general. I have a passion for good food and drink but along with that comes my insatiable craving for aesthetically pleasing environments. I can safely say when it comes to establishments in the Goldcoast, I am an expert. I have tried it all. If you are available tonight, I will personally show you to my favorites, or if you have four minutes now, I will run down my … Read more
Roses are red, violets are blue, it’s almost February 14 and you need something to do. Take some helpful tips from Cheeky and make a reservation at one of these romantic date spots for Valentine’s day. 1. Sixteen Strategically perched on the 16th floor of the Trump, this Michelin rated restaurant in the heart of the city promises an extraordinary dining experience. With great views of the lake, the Chicago river and beautiful architecture, not to mention the delicious menu options, grab a specialty martini and try one of the four- or eight-course tasting menus. 2. Pelago If you’re looking for great Italian food, you’ve come to the right spot. Chef and owner, Mauro … Read more
She is fun, fabulous and fierce. She is chic, intelligent and in-the-know. But most of all, the Cheeky chick is the kind of woman who embraces, admires, respects, smiles at and opens her heart to other fabulous chicks. Now THAT'S Cheeky, darling!