Archive for May 2017

Bastien's Steakhouse - Where Celebrities + Great Steak Meet

I was self-inspired to write some posts about food — probably since I’m always thinking about it.  Here’s the first in my Food Series 2017.  Enjoy On a recent trip to Denver my cousin Becky treated us to a wonderful dinner at a local favorite – Bastien’s Restaurant. This local treasure makes steaks and lots... Read more »

George M. Pullman Brought to Life

Early this spring I sat down with CJ Martello, a long-time Chicago resident currently living in the Pullman neighborhood. We enjoyed a sunny day in Mariano’s café where CJ enlightened me about his creative writing and his performance shows as George M. Pullman, the railroad car entrepreneur. CJ is charming and gregarious, evidenced as he... Read more »