Posts tagged "Lori Soderholm"

Cake Boy Eric Lanlard is one Sweet Chef!

Chef Eric Lanlard (center) with hosts Jesus Salguiero (L) and Naushab Ahmed.
I’d never been to a “Disco Dessert Tea Dance” but who could ignore an invitation from hosts Jesus Salguiero, Chef Art Smith, Naushab Ahmed and Stephen Hamilton?  The party, at the Stephen Hamilton Studio on West Fulton,  introduced Brit Chef Eric Lanlard and his latest book, “Cake Boy“, to Chicago with a sweets spread the... Read more »

"Pink is the New Black" Benefit Honors Breast Cancer Heroes

  Recently, a who’s who of Chicago donned pink for the “Pink is the New Back” party hosted by Sonya Jackson, founder of “Mantra for Good“, at the beautiful Park Hyatt.  This event highlighted and honored 14 inspiring women who are heroes in the fight against breast cancer: Bright Pink’s Lindsay Avner, Carrie Birkel, Shannon... Read more »

Bacardi's Opens at U.S. Cellular Field with Sports Star Guests

  Bacardi’s at the Park opened this week at Gate 5 at U.S Cellular Field. This join venture between Gibson’s Restaurant Group and the Chicago White Sox is set to be a very popular spot!  The casual menu includes smokehouse maple chicken wings, smoked brisket nachos, some of the best roasted corn on the cob I’ve... Read more »
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Two Thumbs up for Chaz and Roger Ebert's Red Carpet Party!

Two Thumbs up for Chaz and Roger Ebert's Red Carpet Party!
I felt like I was at an exotic film festival with Chaz and Roger Ebert when they celebrated their new show, “Ebert Presents at the Movies“ recently with a grand, by-invite-only party at the Peninsula.   The Red Carpet Girls greeted you at the top of the stairs and then you descended into the magic of movies.  There... Read more »

Chef Art Smith Racks up Another Fitness First!

Chef Art Smith loses 90 pounds, finishes the Chicago Marathon in 4 hours and 32 minutes and celebrates with friends at Hub 51 afterwards! Chef Art Smith has added another notch in his road-to-fitness belt by finishing the Chicago Marathon in the top third of a record field of over 38,000 at 4 hours, 32... Read more »