Category: Food

Stevie Wonder Spotted at Karyn's Cooked

Stevie Wonder Spotted at Karyn's Cooked
Two months into a vegan diet, it’s no surprise Stevie Wonder enjoyed lunch with Karyn Calabrese owner of Karyn’s Cooked in Chicago’s River North neighborhood. He had Karyn’s signature southern dish, a plate which includes beans, greens, rice and cornbread. Mr. Wonder was in town this weekend to receive an honorary doctorate degree from Northwestern... Read more »

Celebrate Mean Girls' 10th Anniversary with Themed Brunch Bash

Celebrate Mean Girls' 10th Anniversary with Themed Brunch Bash
You can’t sit with us! Ok, maybe this time you can. Mean Girls is turning 10 years old this April and Kit Kat Lounge and Supper Club (3700 N. Halsted) is throwing a midday soiree in honor of the legendary and irresistibly quotable teen comedy. On Sunday April 27th, Kit Kat will host a Mean... Read more »

Score Delicious Irish Fare for St. Patrick's Day at Rockit

It’s time to change the way you think of food on St. Patrick’s Day. Normally, you go for recipes like corned beef & cabbage, Irish soda bread, and shepherd’s pie. But this year, Rockit Bar & Grill (22 W. Hubbard) and Rockit Burger Bar (3700 N. Clark) are celebrating the Irish spirit with delicious twists... Read more »
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Find the Golden Donut & Win Free Firecakes for a Year!

Find the Golden Donut & Win Free Firecakes for a Year!
From February 21st through the 28th, Firecakes (68 W. Hubbard)  is celebrating their one year anniversary with a Willy Wonka-inspired “Golden Donut” contest. Every box of Firecakes’ donuts (half-dozen or more) will contain a ticket attached to the bottom. Three lucky guests who find the “Golden Donut” will win free donuts for one year. How... Read more »

How to Drink $3.50 Margs on National Margarita Day

How to Drink $3.50 Margs on National Margarita Day
Gather your amigos and say “ole!” to National Margarita Day at Taco Joint in River North and Lincoln Park. On Saturday February 22nd, both Taco Joint locations will offer a special, margarita-marinated jumbo shrimp taco ($3.50 each) as well as $5 off all pitchers of margaritas. Taco Joint’s regular taqueria and cantina menus will also... Read more »

Eat 'Gold' Sushi in Honor of The Winter Olympics

While we may not be able to attend or even compete in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Sunda (110 W. Illinois) is making it easy for everyone to take home “gold” during the games. From Monday February 17th through Sunday February 23rd,  you can score an edible version of sweet victory with their... Read more »
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Chicago Valentine's Day Round Up for Singles & Couples

Chicago Valentine's Day Round Up for Singles & Couples
CHI-lebrity has romance covered this Valentine’s Day. With date night suggestions for everyone, below is a full list of V-day happenings for couples and singles in Chicago you won’t want to miss. Sunda (110 W. Illinois): Get your mojo back at Sunda’s Valentines Day event called Singles and Sushi! Join Sunda New Asian in their... Read more »

Can’t Make It to Rio de Janeiro? How to Celebrate Carnival in Chicago

Can’t Make It to Rio de Janeiro? How to Celebrate Carnival in Chicago
Can’t make it to Rio de Janeiro for Carnival 2014? Nacional 27 (325 W. Huron) in River North will offer the next best thing with their Three Day, “Rio-style” Celebration. From Thursday February 27th to Saturday March 1st, this Nuevo Latino restaurant and lounge will feature a variety of live entertainment each night, along with Brazilian drink... Read more »

Jenny McCarthy Gilt City Chicago Insider Sale

Jenny McCarthy Gilt City Chicago Insider Sale
Gilt City Chicago members are invited to experience Chicago like Jenny McCarthy, now giving members access to some of her favorite spots around the city. Gilt’s Insider Sale spotlights influential Chicagoans and grants Gilt City members exclusive access to restaurants, clubs, gyms, spas, boutiques and more at insider prices. Members are invited to enjoy exclusive... Read more »
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Try the Black Grouse Cocktail Crawl in River North

Bar crawls are so last year especially when you can cocktail crawl. Yes, that’s right, when you are ready to plan an evening of distinctively delicious tipples look no further than the Black Grouse Blended Scotch Whisky creations found at two of Chicago’s best cocktail bars: Untitled and Sable. At both River North spots, their... Read more »