Archive for April 2013

Frasca Pizzeria & Wine Bar FromMe2U

Frasca, located in Roscoe Village on Paulina, is not to be overlooked. This is a neighborhood joint at heart – but a “cool” one with a wood-burning oven, energetic atmosphere, dim lighting and a come-as-you-are kind of crowd.  This causal Italian restaurant and wine bar which has a 35-seat bar and outdoor seating in the... Read more »

Get Dosed! FromMe2U

Dose, a year-round market, features the finest selection of vendors at the River East Art Center each month. I went for the first time on Sunday and was thoroughly impressed. I guess you could say I got “dosed.” The market offers a wide variety of foods, art, fashion and cocktails. Tickets are $8 if you... Read more »

Ripasso FromMe2U

Ripasso, located in the heart of Wicker Park, is a real gem. When I called to make reservations for Saturday night they were completely booked; however, the hostess encouraged me to come in anyway as she was positive there would be a spot open at the bar. This authentic yet rustic restaurant is so cozy... Read more »

Dinner for Two at Ruxbin

I figured it might be best to try Ruxbin on a weeknight so we wouldn’t have to wait as long since they don’t take reservations. We waited for 30 minutes to be seated, but there is a nice dive bar around the corner, the Chip Inn, where you can enjoy an ice cold beer to... Read more »