Archive for October 2019

The resurgence of Gin cocktails at Chicago hotspots

The resurgence of Gin cocktails at Chicago hotspots
“Of all the Gin joints, in all the towns, in all the world, she walks into mine” …Humphrey Bogart in Casablance (1942) Gin has a long history dating back to its medical powers in the 16th century. In mid-20th century America, gin was the star in literature from Ernest Hemingway’s Gimlets to F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Gin Rickeys... Read more »

Andy Warhol lives again at Terzo Piano event

Andy Warhol lives again at Terzo Piano event
I think Andy Warhol would have enjoyed mingling with the crowd at Thursday night’s Andy Warhol gala at Terzo Piano at the Art Institute of Chicago. The evening featured an Andy Warhol–inspired fall menu created by Chef Carolina Diaz to coincide with the museum’s major retrospective devoted to the artist, Andy Warhol—From A to B and Back Again. ... Read more »

#WithGratitude to Joe Maddon

#WithGratitude to Joe Maddon
Although Joe Maddon is no longer with the Chicago Cubs, his Wrigleyville restaurant, Maddon’s Post, inspired by James Beard Award-winning Chef/Partner Tony Mantuano (Spiaggia, Café Spiaggia, River Roast, Top Chef Masters Season 2), is alive and well. The Italian and Polish themed restaurant serves up a mean plate of pierogies and lots more. Its mission is... Read more »
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