Posts tagged "Jay Schuster"

Fig & Olive: A new hotspot opens in the Gold Coast

Janet Mandell, Jacob Neminarz and Monika and Geoff Dixon.
What?!  An entire menu prepared with NO butter, just olive oil?  They had me at hello for the grand opening of Chicago’s newest hotspot, Fig & Olive, located at 104 E. Oak Street.  This stunning “olive oil oasis” brings a delicious taste of the French Riviera, Italy and Spain to the Gold Coast in grand... 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 »