The Chicago Brauhaus will have its last day this Sunday December 10th. A Lincoln Square institution for over 50 years and one last German restaurants in the area – it will be greatly missed. I am re-posting my story from 2011 along with new photos. Auf Wiedersehen! Well, according to Andre Knowlton of Bon Appetit it […]Read More Chicago Landmark The Brauhaus Closing Monday – Go While You Can!
Re-posting my Katsu review from a few years ago. The restaurant will be closing in November after 29 years in service. Get there while you still have a chance to eat this Chicago institution. Katsu is refreshingly not trendy (untrendy?). From the traditional Japanese menu to the minimal decor to the actual location. Chef-owner Katsu […]Read More Katsu Closing After 29 Years | Rodgers Park, Chicago
A few weeks ago while jogging I noticed a new restaurant on Lake Shore path and promptly looked it up. Having “world class food, great service and entertainment,” the Shore Club sounded like a new concept for lake side dining. I was excited for a restaurant on the lake to focus on food and cocktails. […]Read More Come For The View – Shore Club On Lake Michigan
Mi Tocaya is a cozy corner neighborhood restaurant with genuinely friendly service, decorated in colorful tile with new takes on classic Mexican dishes from around the country. Family. Friends. Food. is their motto and it does feel like you are going to your friend’s house for dinner and drinks that happens to be an extraordinary […]Read More Sunday Dinner at Bon Appétit’s Best New Restuarant – Mi Tocaya in Logan Square
Wood in East Lake View not only has delicious seasonal dishes but a great cocktail menu. Including a summer favorite: Flip Flops & Tank Tops – Citadelle gin, vida mezcal, watermelon, lemon, and mintRead More Cheers To The Weekend!
Austin City Guide With its live music, thriving food scene and proximity to the gorgeous Hill County, Austin is must-visit city. It’s no wonder people are moving here in droves from tech companies to chefs to those fleeing colder climates and high rents. Food This list is by no means exhaustive and unfortunately light on […]Read More Where to Drink, Eat, Stay, and Do in Austin, Texas
Built in 1890 as an athletic club, now a popular hotel and home to one of the best rooftop terrace views at Cindy’s, Cherry Circle Room restaurant, a huge game room and 8-seat bar Milk Room there is no shortage of things to do. Shake Shack is on the first floor as well.Read More Chicago Athletic Association Hotel – Michigan Avenue
Chiltern Firehouse, once the Marylebone Fire Station built in 1889, has been transformed into a luxury hotel and restaurant by André Balazs (The Mercer, Chateau Marmont) and is favored by celebs and posh Londoners. The proper doorman will guide you past the gates, through the patio and into the plush dining room with red leather […]Read More Lunch at the Beautiful Chiltern Firehouse – London
Arienzo beach in Positano, Italy is one of the most beautiful beaches on the Amalfi Coast. Not only is it surrounded by cliffs and clear blue water the Bagni d’Arienzo beach club has excellent food and a full bar. Saluti!Read More Arienzo Beach on the Amalfi Coast – Italy
“Cahoots, where the spirits run high and drinks never run dry.” Secure your reservation, memorize the password and make your way to this secret-ish underground station with a 1940s vibe in London. Once you receive the go ahead, head down the stairs and step back in time to a world of debauchery and fun. Cahoots […]Read More Sip Cocktails in Hidden Underground Station | Cahoots, London