How many of you know about North Shore Restaurant Month? If you don't...you're missing out. It's Chicago's Restaurant Week on steroids! Ask my family as we've been reaping the benefits since the beginning of February. It's not only applicable to fine dining but also many fabulous family establishments making it fun for the kiddos, too!Read More
When I think of Valentine's Day, I think "amateur night." I'm sorry, I do. It's not that I'm getting old and cynical...it's just that everyone puts on this ridiculous facade to celebrate a Hallmark holiday. For my husband and I, it's not about over-the-top gifts but more so about undivided attention. A really nice meal with no distraction and really good cocktails. It's that simple.Read More
If June flew by, July was no longer than a minute. I swear.Read More
Now that felt like summer! And just as I was about to give Mother Nature the cold shoulder. (see what I did there?)Read More
If you're like me...lunch is either: A. in the car or B. rushed. Or wait, C. both! The struggle is real, my friends. What's worse than a lunch that provokes the 3pm slump at your desk? You know what I'm talking about. You chose unwisely and ate a carb laden, ridiculously portioned meal that made you want to pull a Costanza once you returned to the office.
Does that only happen to me?Read More
Spring is arguably one of the best seasons to get out + about in Chicago. Everyone is in a cheerful mood and the patios begin to open. It's hard not to fall back in love with the Midwest after a long winter. Each year my husband and I reignite our love affair with Chicago and date nights in general. Such was the case for last Friday.
After a particular grueling day on the job, I shed my denim for something flirty and met my husband at Del Frisco's Chicago. Hopping out of the cab, I raced up the grandiose escalator to meet him for a quick glass of bubbles and a catch-up of the day before we sat down to a buzzing dining room of foodies and steak aficionados. (we were in good company!)Read More