Tag Archive: chicago

Chicago: Bar Hopping in the West Loop

Little Goat just opened the week we were in Chicago. We decided to go for drinks following a great dinner at Girl and the Goat. Little Goat is ostensibly a diner with a… Continue reading

Bar Hopping in Chicago

After a long dinner at the Drawing Room, we wanted something low-key on our first night in Chicago. We spotted Dublin Bar & Grill and decided that would be perfect. I found I… Continue reading

Chicago: Bar Hopping in the Ukrainian Village

Before we started our Chicago bar crawl in the Ukrainian Village, we had dinner at Phil’s Last Stand. We had been eating fairly high end on our trip and I was ready for… Continue reading

Disaronno & Tia Maria Dinner with Marcel Vigneron and Love Boat’s Issac

As part of the Tales of the Cocktail spirited dinners, I attended one with Disaronno and Tia Maria at the Musee Conti Wax Museum. I replied immediately I was in when I saw… Continue reading

Speed Rack LA Recap

When I was in Portland for Portland Cocktail Week, I had a chance to see Speed Rack. The friendly competition looks for the fastest female bartender with money raised going to breast cancer… Continue reading

LA Loves Alex’s Lemonade Recap

I attended the L.A. Loves Alex’s Lemonade event earlier this month. I was pretty excited to see so many different chefs from around the country presenting that day. We were gathered to raise… Continue reading

Dining at Moto

  No room at Alinea? No room at Schwa? What about Moto? What about Moto? Like any good foodie, I researched Moto and found reviews to be fairly positive. I was very excited.… Continue reading

Dining at Graham Elliot

(we totally think you’re awesome) The above was written on our “experience” menu which is the 10-course tasting at Graham Elliot. While I was researching restaurants in Chicago I wanted to try, I… Continue reading

Sightseeing Chicago

On my first trip to Chicago some six years back, I didn’t get a chance to do the really touristy stuff. On our first full day, we headed to Oak Park to check… Continue reading

The Publican

A few months ago, I threw a dinner party. I was cooking all day and had various food shows on. I wasn’t paying much attention though I caught the words “pork” and “Chicago.”… Continue reading