Posts tagged "RL Restaurant"

Mythical Proportions: Nora Dunn's One Woman Show Comes to Chicago

Mythical Proportions:  Nora Dunn's One Woman Show Comes to Chicago
An Asian pig with a penchant for liquor, a wooden leg discovered in the corner of a dank cellar and the deadly rampage of a desperate middle-aged bookkeeper becomes the stuff of legend in Nora Dunn’s “Mythical Proportions.”   Written and performed by Dunn, this one-woman show that has been two years in the making, will... Read more »

White House Holiday Party Creates Lasting Memories for Chicago Family

First Lady Michelle Obama and President Obama welcome guests at a White House holiday party
If you’ve ever been to RL Restaurant, you would know Rich Varnes, the charming general manager there since 2001.  His friendly face has greeted everyone from Oprah to Justin Bieber at this much loved spot on Chicago Avenue.   So it was no surprise that he would also have the opportunity to meet Valerie Jarrett, President... Read more »

Stella Foster's BIG Retirement Party Leaves Fans With Hope (PICS!)

Stella Foster always signed off on her column with “yeah, I said it” and at her BIG retirement party August 28th, she did indeed say it to NBC president and general manager, Larry Wert, when he asked her point blank if she was really retiring.  Her hesitation and half-hearted “yeah” gave everyone in the room... Read more »
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Alan Cumming Celebrates OUTrageous Award Win at RL!

With Chicago Film Festival founder Michael Kutza and Alan Cumming, who just received the OUTrageous Award this night. We were celebrating my girlfriend, Jan Flanagan’s, birthday last night at RL when who should be seated at the next table, but one of my all-time favorite actors, Alan Cumming! He was with Film Festival honcho, Michael... Read more »

Party Pics from CS Magazine's "Night in Monaco"

Factor Models enjoying a “Night in Monaco.” CS Magazine hosted a “Night in Monaco” recently at the new Fletcher Jones/Mercedes Benz dealership on North Avenue.  The party featured a runway show by Agga B, chef presentations by Chris Macchia of Coco Pazzo, Ryan Pitts of RL Restaurant, Chris Pandel of The Bristol and Stephen Wambach... Read more »

Chicago's World Fashion at the Harris Rooftop

World Fashion Chicago showcases our sister cities’ style. Chicago‘s recent World Fashion Show was world class thanks to the efforts of ZZAZZ Production’s Tracey Tarantino and the incredible support from our fashion community.  More than 35 designers, inspired by Chicago’s 28 sister cities, were featured alongside international designers from Milan, Italy; Shanghai, China; Durban, South... Read more »
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