Posts tagged "Date Night"

3 Sexy Songs You Should Listen To Before Your Date

There I was. Just minding my own business. And this song came up on my Facebook timeline. And now, it’s in my life forever. Just like that. Isn’t that how it always happens? You’re just walking your own line, someone crosses that path and then they’re there. They weren’t and now they are. And it... Read more »

Homestead: Restaurant Takes Farm To Fork Seriously

If you come for one thing, make it these Double Baked Potatoes.  Everything else is just delicious detailing.  Shoestring potatoes are shaped and baked around a cannoli mold, then the most amazing truffle-goat cheese mashed potato is piped inside.  And then...oh lawd...and THEN, fresh black truffle (not preserved...oh no!) is shaved on top of the gorgeous little cones.  It's decadent.  And it's worth every moment of savoring.  I seriously could've eaten only this, walked out and decided Homestead was my new restaurant North Star.
If I was to impart you with one word of advice, Double Potatoes from Homestead would be it. The new Wicker Park spot is run by the same great dudes behind Roots Homemade Pizza, Fifty/50 and West Town Bakery & Diner.  In fact, the restaurant is situated on Root’s rooftop.  With flora galore, strings of... Read more »

GIVEAWAY: Private Pre-screening Tickets To "Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life"

GIVEAWAY: Private Pre-screening Tickets To "Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life"
Do you have someone sexy to impress?  This will be a great opportunity.  Serge Gainbourg was an infamous sexy pants who romanced some of the most beautiful women of his time, including Brigitte Bardot.  Not only was he French (oui! oui!), but the man had some mega crooning skills.  And you know how the ladies love... Read more »
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Tales of Date Night (with Jenny!) at Second City

Tales of Date Night (with Jenny!) at Second City
The cast from Second City e.t.c’s Best Friggin’ TIme of Your Life: (left to right) Tom Flanigan, Tim Baltz, Beth Melewski, Brendan Jennings, Christina Anthony and Mary Sohn (photo by Bob Knuth) It’s been awhile since I’ve had a good “girl date” with my best friend and usual “hunting” partner, Jenny.  With my insane schedule of... Read more »

Date Night: Sable Kitchen & Bar

This is a rhubarb turnover desert at Sable. They even gave us a little milkshake with a blue and pink straws to share. Adorable. Trust me, girls like those cute details. It is painfully beautiful outside right now.  I am regrettably writing this from a temperature controlled room under florescent lighting.  It’s the type of... Read more »

Date Night: Brew & View at The Vic Theater

(Photo Credit: Flickr superiphi) Combine campy classics or popular new releases with dark lit booths, popcorn and beer and you’ve got the world’s greatest date spot.  The impressive old theatre sports shadowy balconies and heavy velvet drapes in a look that seems timeless and somehow magical.  The Brew & View is that local neighborhood spot... Read more »
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