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The Cheeky Fall Special You Can’t Miss

By: Dana Hartung

September 8, 2014
Cheers Crafthouse Special
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It’s hard to believe that summer is officially over–where did summer go, Chicago?! Now it’s time to welcome fall, and Cheeky obviously has the perfect plan for you to celebrate the new season. Hint: it involves the perfect bottled cocktails handcrafted by the recently named Bartender of The World, Charles Joly, and some of the hottest BYOBs in town!  Are you ready to celebrate, ladies? The Contest All summer long, Cheeky has been buying cocktail lovers a bottle of Crafthouse Cocktails to be delivered to their BYOB table every Wednesday night. Well, with summer ending and the start of fall, Cheeky has stepped up the competition to offer you an even juicier prize. Yes, that’s right–think of …  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

Leah Caplanis: A Cheeky Chick You Should Know

By: Debra Lipson

July 14, 2014
Leah Caplanis
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Leah Caplanis is the 31-year-old CEO of SOCIAL Enjoyments, a deliciously refreshing, sparkling sake line hitting Chicago area Whole Foods, Mariano’s and The Goddess and Grocer shelves this month! Not only is this entrepreneur a sharp gluten-free cookie (she just finished her MBA at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business), but Leah is also a survivor. She was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in 2010. Instead of complacency, Leah turned what could’ve been a setback into a successful startup. Now primed to dethrone Bethenny Frankel as the reigning queen of female-empowered alcohol, she discusses her journey through perseverance, holistic healing and the true meaning of life balance. What’s Cheekier than …  Read more