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Eight Things You Didn’t Know About RPM Steak

Fun Facts About Chicago's Hottest Restaurant

October 6, 2014

We have all heard the buzz surrounding the Melmans’ and celebrity couple, Giuliana and Bill Rancic’s, newest restaurant venture, RPM Steak. If the three month waiting list is not proof of their success, we don’t know what is. Although several publications have already been written about RPM Steak, we got the inside scoop on eight little secrets every Cheeky girl should know. 1. Scene and Be Seen: RPM Steak was physically designed to be a “scene and be seen” restaurant. The large, open dining room allows for interaction between tables, and guests located in the back bar can get a clear view of the entire establishment via the large mirrors on the …  Read more

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

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