For the past 17 years, the Louis Glunz Beer Inc. has held an annual Global Beer Expo, a show for people in the beer industry to check out the more than 200 beers from 90 breweries that they distribute throughout the Chicago area. The staggering selection ranges from well-established beers from around the world to breweries making their very first appearance in the area. It’s impossible to taste them all so we focused on the …
So you’ve either been glued to the TV every Monday, Thursday and Sunday since September, or you’ve been drinking napping your way through it. The NFL season is coming to a close on Sunday, and while some of you can’t wait for the game, some of you are just hoping for the end. So whether you want to watch every play, or make the Super Bowl another excuse for a great Sunday Funday, we have some Cheeky-approved places for you to go. Bring your Cheeky Card, an empty stomach and save room for a few (or a few too many) cocktails. 1. Deuces & The Diamond Club With a $30 meal package, domestic buckets, call … Read more
You may traditionally attach a sophisticated stigma to fine wines and fancy spirits, but beer is quite a complex beverage choice. It is no longer just the cheap, convenient can of PBR you drank in high school saw your dad sipping while growing up; in fact, it is a multifaceted, intricate and increasingly trendy type of thirst as I learned from the Deschutes Brewery team when I met up with them at Haymarket Brewery a couple weeks ago. But before I get to that…. The Back-Story Once upon a time, a guy named Gary Fish dabbled in the brewpub business. It was in the small town of Bend, Oregon, where he founded … Read more
Sporty and sleek. Here comes a haute heavy hitter! A new one-of-a-kind upscale sports bar, gastropub experience in Chicago has arrived. The official grand opening of Municipal Bar + Dining Company took place on Friday night and drew an all-star turnout. VIP arrivals on the red carpet included Brian Urlacher, Jonathan Toews, Major Wright, Charley Oakley, Al Montoya, and Chicago icon Michael Jordan, who still can wow a crowd like no one I’ve ever seen! I must admit, I did make my way over to the booth to snap a pic of “His Airness” chillin’ with Urlacher and friends. Media personalities Anna Davlantes, Lou Canellis, and Kelli Zink were amongst the … 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!