Posts tagged "Ian Schrager"

Hotelier Ian Schrager Hosts Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten's Book Launch Party at PUBLIC Chicago

Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten and Ian Schrager during the Q & A in the Library at PUBLIC Chicago.
The Library was packed at PUBLIC Chicago for a party to celebrate award winning Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s  launch of his latest book, “Home Cooking with Jean-Georges:  My Favorite Simple Recipes.” 150 fans and friends stood in line to meet and greet the Chef as well as have him sign their books.  He was charming to... Read more »

The New Pump Room Honors the Past but Looks Toward the Future

Chuck in dining room.
With drinks named Mr. Grant, Mr. Martin, Mr. Sinatra and Marilyn Monroe, you know this place will be a success!  I was prepared to be disappointed.  I’m an unabashed traditionalist so with all of the plans and rumors swirling about the changes and renovations being made to our/my Pump Room, I was more than a... Read more »

The Last Dance at the Pump Room

The famed and former Pump Room Saturday night was the end of an era and the last night at the Pump Room as we’ve known it.  Nan Mason performed with her husband, Terry Higgins, to an appreciative and nostalgic crowd.  Everyone was sharing memories and stories of this historic spot.  It’s future is uncertain.  The... Read more »
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