Once a year cyclists of all ages take over Lake Shore Drive for Bike the Drive during Memorial Day weekend. For five hours LSD is closed to cars so riders can enjoy a 30 mile course through Chicago.
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Cochon555 is a national culinary competition and Sunday they were in Chicago at Morgan Manufacturing. It was a night full of pork, wine, spirits and great people. Five chefs compete using five hogs to create dishes that ticket holders vote on. The winner from each city meets in Aspen June 20th for the Grand Cochon […]
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Walking in Rogers Park neighborhood on the morning the blizzard hit. February 1, 2015 in Chicago, IL.
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It’s Christkindlmarket time in Chicago! Check out my Tastemade video to see one of the best holiday markets in the city. Head down to Daley Plaza for some glühwein, prost! Open through December 24th.
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Craft Pizza invited some food bloggers to dinner ahead of their June 3rd grand opening and it was delicious. Inspired by pizzerias like Ray’s and Joe’s in NYC, Craft Pizza is a little slice of New York in Chicago. Check out this Tastemade episode of Craft Pizza.
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I was lucky to be invited to the Winebow Vintage Portfolio Tasting at the Drake Hotel by Anna Lisa Tempestini. She is the proprietor and winemaker at Fattoria Resta in Buonconvento, Tuscany. Hundreds of wines were showcased from around the world. Getting in early was nice as it gave me time to peruse the tables and […]
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Low(er) key alternative to Restaurant Week with the same bargains (check the menus for price comparison). Nico Osteria is on my list! You can also win free dinner for a year: “2 lucky guests will be chosen at random to win 52 $50 gift cards from participating restaurants.” For reservations, participants and menus: CHICAGO CHEF […]
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se·pi·a [see-pee-uh] noun 1. A brown pigment obtained from the inklike secretion of various cuttlefish and used with brush or pen in drawing. 2.Photography A print or photograph made in this color. After entering the huge wood door the decor takes on its namesake with rich brown tones throughout the space. A beautiful antique camera […]
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Valentine’s Day is two short weeks away and most people have their reservations made and flowers picked out. But for those of you who are looking for something different here are some fun things that anyone can enjoy. Make How fun is this? Make your own Valentine’s Piñata Bar! Twosided’s Valentine’s Piñata Bar let’s you […]
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“Comfortable clubhouse and a lively lounge” perfectly sums up Tortoise Club in River North. Tortoise Club is about a year old but feels like your grandparents old school club in a good way because you have all of the fancy schmancy and none of the stuffiness, the vibe is upbeat and fun. Plaid wallpaper covers […]
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