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Kick it to the CURB

By: Debra Lipson

September 2, 2014
hailcab
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As you know, Cheeky is all about a quick fix; be it a checkout line candy bar, no chip manicure or mini-massage. Sometimes life just calls for convenience! Obviously, we’re hailing the easiest way to ride around Chicago–Curb! Formerly known as Taxi Magic, the groundbreaking app relaunched as Curb, and it’s sleeker than ever before. Remember Taxi Magic? They were the first company to provide ride booking and payment services through a mobile app. Curb recently hired a new CEO, Patrick Lashinsky, who is bringing changes to the technology. This improved taxi service in Los Angeles is marked by faster pickup times, automatic “touchless” payment, intensive driver training and significantly improved rider …  Read more

Punch Drunk Love

Test Out Your Punch Making Skills and Enter Our Brunch Punch Party Contest!

August 5, 2014

If you’re like us, you probably love a good refreshing drink, especially when the weather heats up. But what about a forgotten classic — a big old glass of punch? Perfect for summer, there are a million variations you can try for this ultimate fruity cocktail. While punches vary, what typically goes into this zesty drink? Traditionally, punch is made with a fruit juice (pineapple, lemon, orange, cranberry, etc.) ginger ale or other carbonated drink, and an alcohol of choice (vodka, rum, tequila, or all three…oh my). If you love punch, we’ve got just the challenge for you. Cheeky is hosting a Brunch Punch Party at Summer House for festive foodies, where …  Read more

Time for a Summer Toast with Veuve Clicquot

The Veuve Clicquot Mail Truck is Taking Chicago by Storm

August 5, 2014
Glasses
by:
Kaleigh Glaza

With Lollapalooza in the rearview mirror, the summer is winding down, and it’s time to make the most of every last moment of this golden season. And there’s no better way than with a golden toast! Luckily for Chicago, the Veuve Clicquot’s cross-country mail truck tour is making its stop here this week. Adorned in the classic Veuve Clicquot yellow hue, the truck has been delivering exciting surprises in cities across the country, but this week is going to be chalk full of events worth popping a bottle of bubbly for. You can celebrate the start of the Chicago tour this Wednesday, August 6, at the newly opened Fig & Olive restaurant …  Read more