Everyday at Cheeky, we’re putting in our blood, sweat and tears to create an inclusive community for definitively bold, impudent and saucy women. After passionately Cheekifying the city for five years, we wanted to pause to reflect on our accomplishments (everyone should try this) and treat ourselves to a colossal, chic bash second to none. On Oct. 10 in true Cheeky fashion, we did just that. Chicago’s tastemakers, friends, family and, of course, Cheeky readers (our most important peeps) toasted to five years of Cheekiness at The Underground in River North. After walking downstairs ribboned with a pink carpet to the entrance, the club seduced guests with dim lighting and Cheeky signature cocktails “Baileys Italian Dessert,” “El … Read more
Bottle service is SO last year. Why don’t you forget it and opt for a table kit instead? What’s a table kit, you ask? Well, I headed to the Underground to find out what Benjamin Newby, GM and cocktail creator, had concocted. The latest offering is a cocktail experience, where well-trained servers in Cold War Era booty shorts take an artisan approach to pouring a drink. Seeing that I had just come from Rockit (where I had my first Kobe beef with brie burger, followed by a couple of vodka martinis with three bleu cheese olives – more on that obsession later), I could really only handle two of the kits. I … Read more
I will admit it’s not much in terms of ambience and the crowd is either hot-boy hit-or-cougar miss. But I will also admit that it’s the great music, special events and, most of all, the outstanding cocktail menu that keeps me coming back to Martini Park. Located in the heart of River North, you could call this one of the most convenient after-work/happy hour destinations in town. The list, which reads more like a book, is divided into a bevy of options, and no matter how many martini lists you’ve seen in your cosmopolitan hey-day, I assure you you’ve never seen one like this. Martini Park definitely goes that … 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!