Category: Brunch

5 Places to Enjoy Brunch in April

5 Places to Enjoy Brunch in April
Brunch is the meal to look forward to after a long week. What’s better than enjoying a plate of waffles with your favorite breakfast cocktail among friends. Below is an updated list of where to eat brunch this month. Happy Weekend! Mortar & Pestle: This rustic-chic Lakeview daytime eatery is a place that will get... Read more »

5 Places to Eat Brunch in November

5 Places to Eat Brunch in November
Brunch is the meal to look forward to after a long week. What’s better than kicking back, enjoying an omelette and sipping bottomless mimosas with friends. Below is an updated list of where to eat brunch this month. Happy Weekend! Mindy’s Hot Chocolate: A hip, family-friendly restaurant, serving seasonal fare alongside rich desserts. Mindy’s typically... Read more »

Logan Square's Vintage Sports Bar, Park & Field, is the Reason to Travel West

Logan Square's Vintage Sports Bar, Park & Field, is the Reason to Travel West
The energy at Park & Field is contagious from the moment you enter. What used to be an automotive garage and gas station, is now a retro-inspired sports bar in Logan Square that holds 130 people for libations, eats and more. It is your answer to Sunday funday. Upon arrival, you are first greeted by a... Read more »
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Where to Bagel & Beyond

Where to Bagel & Beyond
I find the restaurant scene in Chicago fascinating. There is always a new concept being developed, a talented chef about to be unveiled, and a hip neighborhood to visit. Lately I have been mastering my Saturday morning routine of working out, followed by a long walk to pick up a quick breakfast. I live near... Read more »

Where to Dine in October...If You're a Sox Fan

Where to Dine in October...If You're a Sox Fan
Wednesday night was both good and bad, for me. It was a good night in the sense that my softball team won our final game and are undefeated for the season. We are now heading into playoffs next week, hopefully on our way to winning the championship game. The ‘bad’ part of the evening was... Read more »

Beatrix, a New Concept by Lettuce, is a Must for Brunch

Beatrix, a New Concept by Lettuce, is a Must for Brunch
When I first heard of the concept I had mixed emotions. A restaurant that serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, brunch on the weekends, plus a cocktail and wine bar as well as a coffee and bakery bar? Where’s the consistency here? Beatrix is daring to be different, thinking outside the box, and it’s working. There... Read more »
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The Best Baked French Toast

The Best Baked French Toast
I love the smell of french toast on a Saturday morning. It exudes a sense of coziness and relaxation. It always reminds me of Saturday mornings growing up when the sweet smell of my mom making cinnamon french toast would travel up to my bedroom, and I couldn’t wait to stroll into the kitchen in... Read more »

Trencherman is Beyond Unique

Trencherman is Beyond Unique
A space with impeccable detail that leaves you wondering just what time period you’re in, or where you are in general. The dining hall of Harry Potter comes to mind or possibly a few reminders of the Victorian-era. Beginning with the foyer with drawers lined on the walls to your left, labeled by obscure names... Read more »

A taste of Southern Charm at Carriage House

Sometimes you need a little south up north to satisfy a craving. Oozing with southern flare right from the start, Carriage House, located on Division in Wicker Park, offers rustic charm immediately upon entrance. With relaxed seating and high tops, an open kitchen, charmed wood and pleasant lighting, Carriage House exudes a southern fragrance. Opening just... Read more »
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Delightful Pastries Celebrates Paczki Day & a New Brunch Menu

Upon entering Delightful Pastries, located on Wells St. in Old Town, you are greeted by countless flattering sweets. But in the midst of the eclairs, carrot cakes, fruit tarts, danishes, and pistachio shortbread cookies, Delightful keeps things fresh by incorporating seasonal items. Being that it is almost Fat Tuesday, Delightful is starring a famous Polish... Read more »