Archive for July 2010

Sexy Rx: Moonshine and Meat at Lillie's Q

My dad's parents are straight from the hills of West Virginia.  My great uncle actually ran a still during prohibition and another great uncle gave my dad a bottle of his own branded moonshine at our last family gathering.  I had a reason to be terrified of this little travel size jelly jar.  In the end, I actually found myself sipping the moonshine, because it was, well, good!  It was very smooth and tasted a little like vanilla.  I highly recommed taking a sip followed by a bit of sauce drenched pulled pork.  The pairing is eye-opening.  Look out for a moonshine cocktail menu very soon!
It’s Friday night, you just got paid.  And, if you’re single, it’s time to get…a Sexy Rx!  It’s a special perscription for that very intimate case of the blues… This week, we did some road research at Lillie’s Q, a brand new BBQ joint in Bucktown.  Hit the jump and get your sexy on. Your Sexy... Read more »

Workplace Romance: Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt

Workplace Romance: Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt
(STR/AFP/Getty Images) While promoting her new thriller, Salt, Angelina Jolie spilled that Brad Pitt is, unsurprisingly, a “wonderful father.”  The two have been together for five years, collecting five children in the process.  (My adoption application remains unanswered.)  And to think this all began as a workplace romance. Let’s look past the fact that Brad... Read more »

Learning from LiLo's list of romantic disasters

Learning from LiLo's list of romantic disasters
(AP) So, after violating her probation, LiLo is in jail-o. Apparently, we all need to care a lot, unlike her crazy parents who are using it as an opportunity to get interviews on Larry King Live…I guess we all grieve differently. Let’s be fair, we’ve all made some pretty dumb mistakes (before facebook turned your... Read more »
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Ana Fernatt: The Boyfriend Whisperer

Tweet from the fabulous AllAboutKelli Last night on Twitter, I came across something that really struck a cord (above).  I completely understand where AllAboutKelli, one of my favorite Twitter chickadees, is coming from…judging by the response, I think there are quite a few of us who understand.  My former flames haven’t gone on to get engaged, but they... Read more »