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Simple, rustic and inspired by old world traditions. Top Chef fan favorite Fabio Viviani has arrived in the Windy City to seduce Chicagoans with his smart, simple, homemade Mediterranean-inspired cuisine and charming charisma – who can resist that accent! Fabio collaborated with the fine folks at DineAmic Group, Lucas Stoioff and David Rekhson (of Bull & Bear and Public House), who are expanding their successful brand with this latest edgy venture – what a winning package. Lights. Camera. …
Find Chicago's Finest in the GoldcoastFebruary 19, 2013
I work hard, play hard and sleep soundly in the Goldcoast. All of my hard work, play dates and slumber constantly drives me into the best of my neighborhood establishments for libations and refueling…not to mention just a good old fashioned time in general. I have a passion for good food and drink but along with that comes my insatiable craving for aesthetically pleasing environments. I can safely say when it comes to establishments in the Goldcoast, I am an expert. I have tried it all. If you are available tonight, I will personally show you to my favorites, or if you have four minutes now, I will run down my … Read more
And Cheeky Chats with the BandDecember 4, 2012
The bad thing about covering events is it’s after the fact and you have to read about good times missed-out-on like last Friday’s WinterEscape at the Hard Rock Hotel. Sorry, I’m not sorry, you’re about to kick yourself. However, if you were there, let’s relive the night, eh? With a toy donation entry ensuring Ronald McDonald House tykes have a happy holiday season, guests attended a collaborative and fabulous benefit thrown by CheekyChicago and VitaminWater: A partially hosted bar with specialty VW drinks kept peeps hydrated and havin’ a hoot (mixing H2O and booze is the ultimate—healthy, yes, but totally dodges a hangover—trust!), in addition to stacked tunage for listening. Entertainment included … Read more
Step Up Women's Network Celebrates 15 Years of Service and StyleNovember 27, 2012
Mix. Mingle. Mentor. Raise a glass for charity: the New-Year’s-Eve-style countdown to officially welcome the start of Step Up Women’s Network’s year-long, 15th anniversary celebration has begun. Connecting professional women who give back with underserved teen girls is Step Up’s recipe for success; this annual membership event brings the entire network together – totaling 15,000 people from coast to coast. In fact, Step Up CEO Jenni Luke stated recently, ”Our national network looks forward to Stepping Up in the City each November, but this year is especially significant, as the evening will mark the start of a noteworthy milestone for the organization. Stepping Up in the City gives us the opportunity … Read more