Tag: sixteen

2011 Chicago Rising Stars Gala

Last night was probably one of the best food events of the year. Starchefs.com hosted its Rising Stars event at the Fairmont Hotel and it was an industry packed event. The honored chefs fed the crowd well, very well! Most events like this there are one or two bites you think – what was that?... Read more »

Mother's Day is coming!

Mother's Day is coming!
The last 16 hours may actually be the perfect recipe for married couples. The ladies were up EARLY for the Royal Wedding and the men went to bed late because of the NFL Draft. No fighting for the remote! I will say this spring is a total teaser, who doesn’t want to eat outside and... Read more »

Two Days After NEXT!

IF you are a FOODIE and wear that badge and shout from the tree tops, then you get my title. If you don’t get my title, turn in your badge and head to the kiddie table. Next Restaurant started taking reservations on Wednesday and the online chatter was INTENSE to say the least. After hours... Read more »
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Happy April Fools!

I was really hoping to do some crazy, pimp, April Fool’s day post but NO ONE was willing to go out on a limb. I can understand or maybe my ideas were a bit to OUT there. Regardless, I’m hoping someone does get the community good. I’ll lay odds on Graham Elliot coming out with... Read more »

Anyone Hungover?

Let the St. Patrick’s Day hangover begin! I saw a number of people out and about last night enjoying the actual day and guessing between that and the start of March Madness no one is really working hard today. I hope your team has done well or doesn’t ruin your weekend. My Badgers beat Belmont... Read more »

Valentine's Day Options

I’m changing the lineup this week since Valentine’s Day is COMING SOON! Flowers, candy, candles just a couple of the typical gifts given this weekend. But if you’re looking for a table, spa idea, hotel stay I might be able to hook you up with the ideas I’ve got below. Good luck and remember it’s... Read more »
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Happy Post Apocolypse!

I’ve shoveled more than enough the past few days and can’t wait to feast at a Super Bowl Party! I hope everyone’s had a good week and been safe. Some cool events on the list. What’s Happening… P.F. Chang’s China Bistro® introduces a new national Happy Hour with a special menu including Drinks, Dim Sum... Read more »

Weekend Fun and Food News

Weekend Fun and Food News
This week has been a crazy one for me. Being a finalist for the Pei Wei Blog Asia contest has been awesome. The support everyone has shown is very appreciated! I’m trying not to get overly excited with the decision coming so soon. Lots of events and new items coming to a variety of locations,... Read more »

2011 Fun

The first weekend of a new year is always filled with plans and resolutions of improvement. Many want to lose weight, others exercise more, take a class to learn something new or just live a better life. The new year gives everyone the chance at rebirth and fresh starts. I wish you all the best... Read more »
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Sweet Sixteen

Sweet Sixteen
Just after the Michelin Stars were awarded a few weeks back, I got a chance to eat dinner at Sixteen. Chef Brunacci throughout the year has cooked special menus on luxurious items like Wagyu and Lobster. This menu was all about Pork! Duroc, Kurobuto, Suckling oh my, it was good. But, I’m getting ahead of... Read more »