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After all those nights spent wishing the cold winter weather away, summer is finally here and we are more than ready to celebrate! CheekyChicago and Skinnygirl got together last Monday night to throw an awesome summer kick-off bash at the swanky Wit Hotel. The evening was complete with refreshing spa treatments, delicious cocktails, and super fun swag bags! Cheeky ladies in attendance were given the VIP treatment when they entered the gorgeous Phoenix Lounge for cocktails. …
Could It Be That Wine is the Best Connector?June 18, 2013
So you come home at night and call a couple of friends, but everyone is busy. Working on a project, working out, or perhaps busy with homework for a graduate degree. It seems like you are disconnected in a way that is rather new and you need to start over with connections. It might be, “okay, I’ll join the crowd that goes to the gym after work,” or “perhaps I will take that singles vaca to Europe.” We are all searching for connections. And, yes, I know, here it comes: the “W” word. I am the Cheeky Wine Guide after all – wine can help make those connections! This was brought … Read more
Don't Worry, Be HoppyJune 11, 2013
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 newest offerings to give you a tasting guide to some of the city’s freshest beers. Ten-Ninety Brewing Company The brewery focuses on beers with high alcohol content, with their bottles packing more than twice the punch you’ll … Read more
Music, Picnics and Wine...What We Wait for All YearMay 21, 2013
Hands down there is no venue that ties in music and wine like our own beloved Ravinia (how lucky are we?!?). If you picture yourself on the lawn pre-concert, you can see the trees heavy laden with leaves shading your special spot, your bare feet on the blanket with nails painted to match the paisley print…oh, and all of your BFFs holding glasses of delicious wine. Yes, for Chicagoans when you say Ravinia, you say wine. Now we all know that you can purchase your wine and bring it into the park. Or you can purchase wine at the wine carts or restaurants conveniently located along the walkways. But, did you … Read more