Tag: restaurants

The iconic Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse turns 30 with a luncheon benefiting Misericordia

Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse celebrated 30 in grand style!
Legendary Rush Street hotspot, Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse, celebrated its 30th anniversary in grand style on April 24 during a luncheon that benefited Misericordia. An overflow crowd turned out to celebrate with Gibson’s principals Steve Lombardo, Hugo Ralli, John Colletti, Kathy O’Malley Piccone, Greg Horan and a host of regulars, longtime employees and loyal fans.... Read more »

Barton G restaurant opens in Chicago: A culinary circus of food, fun and fantasy

I have to share the news of a wondrous new restaurant that just opened February 15, Barton G. The Restaurant Chicago. It is an experience where the food is as fabulous as the whimsy and you can expect the unexpected. It was such an amazing culinary experience, that I’m struggling for words to properly describe... Read more »

CITY PORCH: A Chic and Sleek New Hotspot at Navy Pier

CITY PORCH: A Chic and Sleek New Hotspot at Navy Pier
Congratulations to handsome restaurateur, Manolis Alpogianis, on his newest venture at Navy Pier!  City Porch, a chic yet comfortable dining spot, is just what this place needs!  Enough of the burger joints, finally something that reeks of sleek with an extensive and delectable menu to match.  I loved the Adirondack chairs out front for viewing... Read more »

Star Chef Charlie Trotter Weds in the Maldives!

Chef Charlie Trotter and Rochelle Smith wed in the Maldives on February 21st! Big congratulations to Charlie Trotter’s Restaurant star chef Charlie Trotter, who married his longtime love public relations executive Rochelle Smith on February 21st at the One & Only resort in the Maldives!  We wish you a lifetime of happiness!  🙂

The Last Dance at the Pump Room

The famed and former Pump Room Saturday night was the end of an era and the last night at the Pump Room as we’ve known it.  Nan Mason performed with her husband, Terry Higgins, to an appreciative and nostalgic crowd.  Everyone was sharing memories and stories of this historic spot.  It’s future is uncertain.  The... Read more »

Jerry Kleiner's "33 Club" Opens in Old Town!

33 Club’s main dining area. Last night was the grand opening of Jerry Kleiner’s latest restaurant, 33 Club, at 1419 N. Wells St.  It was particularly cool for us because this building used to house my hubby’s advertising agency!  Jerry walked us through the place and every detail was perfection as only Jerry does.  There... Read more »