Posts tagged "Kathy Piccone"

The Gang's All Here: Beloved Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse Celebrates 25

Former Mayor Rich Daley, Terry Newman, Jerry Reinsdorf, Gibson's owner Steve Lombardo, Gibson's managing partner John Colletti, Mayor Emanuel, Bob Judelson, Patrick Donnelly, and the former Mayor Daley's son Patrick.
Beloved Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse celebrated its Silver Anniversary in delicious style and the gang was ALL there!   The heavy hitters’ table included both our Mayors,  Rahm and Richie!  It was a wild night and the Gibsons’ Silver Oak Reserve Cabernet was flowing!  Partner John Colletti was sharing glasses with longtime customers all around the... Read more »

What VIC's (Very Important Chicagoans) Did for New Year's Eve!

Freelance writer and Chicago Magazine nightlife reporter, Amalie Drury, partied with friends Alex and Megan Menocal at their Albany Park apartment with champagne, singing and board games. Grilled rib roast, smoked salmon and squash Wellington were on the menu.
I’ve always been a fan of New Year’s Eve.  Granted, my plans have changed dramatically through the years from staying out all night, to dinner with friends to fun in the sun like this year.  Newlywed/friends , Kim and Bob Mills, were recently married but decided to wait to combine their wedding celebration with a... Read more »

A Hero at Hugo's

A Hero at Hugo's
  No, you might not recognize his face but you know of millions like him who have all sacrificed their lives for our country.  And when he came into Hugo’s Restaurant on Rush St. you could’ve heard a pin drop.  They enter a room quietly and with dignity because that’s their way but eventually your eyes... Read more »

Playboy's 50th Anniversary Party in Chicago Hosts Playmates, Playboy Bunnies and Sports Stars

Photo by Slawomir Chrzaszcz
Playboy’s 50th Anniversary Playmate Co-Hosts Bridget Marquardt, me, Crystal McCahill and Ida Ljungqvist. For Playboy’s 50th Anniversary Party, Playboy hosted 50 parties in 50 cities around the world on June 10th.  The site for the Chicago festivities was the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Ind. Thursday night.  I was a co-host (as Miss Dec. 1979 and Chicago’s Playboy... Read more »


Birthday girl Kathy O’Malley with fab friends. The “Hostess With the Mostest”, Kathy O’Malley of Gibson’s fame, celebrated her birthday at Prosecco Ristorante Tuesday night.  It was a party that won’t soon be forgotten!  Over 150 friends showed up to toast and celebrate this wonderful lady.  BJ Murray and I co-hosted the event and it was... Read more »


Last night and tonight Gibson’s Restaurant is taking us back 20 years in time.  With over 3000 reservations for Monday and Tuesday nights, everyone wants to celebrate this wonderful institution’s 20th anniversary!   We had our wedding rehearsal dinner here almost 20 years to the day so it holds very special memories for us.  BFF and... Read more »