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Chicago: Dinner & Drinks at the Drawing Room

  On our first night in Chicago, we checked out The Drawing Room. I had heard they had fabulous food. And for some reason, a reservation was worth a 1000 points versus the… Continue reading

Chicago: Bites & Cocktails at Sable

Our original plan was to go to the Purple Pig for some pre-dinner drinks (and bites) but they were packed and it would have been an impossible wait. We booked it over to… Continue reading

Chicago: Dinner at Girl & The Goat

One of the restaurants I knew I wanted to try in Chicago was Girl & The Goat. After checking out a few restaurants, we decided the best place to be was in the… Continue reading

Chicago: Cocktails & Ramen at the Aviary

We were a bit apprehensive about getting into The Aviary without reservations. Turns out our fears were unjustified. We were seated in the lounge right away on a Friday night. We knew we… Continue reading

Chicago: Going Italian For Lunch at Quartino

My friend was in the mood for meatballs and remembered her co-worker had suggested Quartino for Italian. This coworker claimed it was one of her favorites. We didn’t have any specific lunch plans… Continue reading

Chicago: Following Al Capone’s Ghost to the Green Mill

I have always been fascinated by film noir and the gangsters of the past. When we got to Chicago, we wanted to visit something near and dear to Chicago’s most infamous gangster, Al… Continue reading

Chicago: Beer & Mussels at Hopleaf

Following Pops for Champagne, we headed to Hopleaf. We had heard about these great mussels from the bartender at Blackbird. But when we got there, the dining room was already closed and the… Continue reading

Chicago: Brunch at Longman & Eagle

I’ve pretty much been obsessed with Longman & Eagle since I went a few years ago. I had always vowed to go back and I knew I wanted to go for brunch on… Continue reading

Chicago: Lunch at Le Colonial

Before I got to Chicago, I had made several reservations but one day we didn’t feel like going to where I picked for lunch so we popped into Le Colonial instead. After a… Continue reading

Chicago: Blackbird Has The Best Lunch Deal

Before I got to Chicago, I had researched a number of restaurants and Blackbird was recommended for lunch. They do three courses for $22 which is a steal. After a bit of a… Continue reading