Posts tagged "Manolis Alpogianis"

Chefs Art Smith and Eric Lanlard "Tart it Up" at Celebratory Brunch

Chef Art Smith, Paul, Jesus Salgueiro, Chef Eric Lanlard
There is nothing quite like a party with legendary Chef Art Smith, but when’s it’s at his charming Hyde Park  home, by-invite-only and planned with his partner Jesus Salgueiro, you know it will be something very, very special from beginning to end.  Throw event planner extraordinaire, Debi Lilly (A Perfect Event),  into the mix and,... Read more »

See the Fun From the City Porch on Watch312 Right Here! (Video)

See the Fun From the City Porch on Watch312 Right Here!  (Video)
We’re all still basking in the afterglow from this great opening party for City Porch, Navy Pier’s newest hotspot!  See all of the fun on Watch312′s Candid Candace Chicago!  Congrats to owner Manolis Alpogianis for giving locals a reason to visit one of our town’s top tourist attractions! (Click here to see more of my... Read more »

City Porch's Grand Opening Brings Locals to Navy Pier (PICS!)

It was one of those perfect nights in Chicago that we wait all winter for.  Everyone was dressed in their best with smiles from ear to ear.  If you live here, you know what I’m talkin’ about.  And it was on this night, appropriately, that a new, chic soon-to-be hotspot opened on Navy Pier called... Read more »

CITY PORCH: A Chic and Sleek New Hotspot at Navy Pier

CITY PORCH: A Chic and Sleek New Hotspot at Navy Pier
Congratulations to handsome restaurateur, Manolis Alpogianis, on his newest venture at Navy Pier!  City Porch, a chic yet comfortable dining spot, is just what this place needs!  Enough of the burger joints, finally something that reeks of sleek with an extensive and delectable menu to match.  I loved the Adirondack chairs out front for viewing... 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 »

It's Going to be a Fashionable Spring!

With Visual Therapy’s Joe Lupo and Jesse Garza and their latest book, “Work It!”. The stars were aligned last week when four iconic fashion giants came together to celebrate spring.  J. Mendel, BoChic jewelry and Visual Therapy’s Jesse Garza and Joe Lupo all showcased their must-have selections for 2010 on a windy night on Chicago‘s... Read more »