Category: Food

Fundraising Event Spotlight: Gridiron Alliance and Creates Life For Athletes After Paralysis

Fundraising Event Spotlight: Gridiron Alliance and  Creates Life For Athletes After Paralysis
Have you ever been able to talk to someone and hear their heart through their words? Tonight at the Laugh Factory  I have the privilege of co-hosting another fundraiser along with Betsy Shepherd of Connected Communications “Pour “  Laughter and Libations “, supporting  The Gridiron Alliance…and while these never get old they definitely get “familiar”.... Read more »

The Great Chicago Wine Bar Search: Rittergut Wine Bar

The Great Chicago Wine Bar Search:  Rittergut Wine Bar
When you look for Rittergut Wine Bar and enter from the construction laden Wacker Drive side, you think you’re going on some sort of scavenger hunt for some mysterious hideout. There are a few turns and a little confusion at first, but once you arrive you’ll find it was well worth the trip.  Rittergut  has... Read more »

Sip, Sate, Savor and Support This Wednesday At The "Sexy" Tasting Room

Sip, Sate, Savor and Support This Wednesday At The "Sexy" Tasting Room
I have one very hard and fast rule when visiting   The Tasting Room one of my all time favorite Chicago stops.  That’s if you roll with me, you must look like you belong.   There should be a sign at the door with the requirement “beautiful people only”.  Elegant , relaxed , romantic, and... Read more »
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Stop, Look, Listen- "Art Of Summer" Benefits Chicago Sinfonietta

Summer is officially here – so Jetta Bates-Vasilatos decided to use her social collateral to throw quite an interesting soirée. “There is an art to embracing the luxuriousness of this much anticipated season”. Inspired by the insider tips provided by Bates-Vasilatos in her article in  June’s Essence Magazine – this exclusive event will allow guests... Read more »

Great Wine Bars In Chicago: Vintage 338

Great Wine Bars In Chicago: Vintage 338
This is the first in a series of periodic blogs about great wine bars in the city. Vintage 338 can best be described as cozy, nestled between Park West and Gejas the wine bar could easily be missed, but that would be a big mistake..this is a wonderful spot for a relaxing glass of wine... Read more »

Save a Life, Eat Chocolate This Friday

Save a Life, Eat Chocolate This Friday
“Save A Life, Eat Chocolate”, it’s not a new diet plan slogan, this Friday February 11th eating chocolate can really save a life.  I have teamed with Chef Omar Martinez of Dessert Concepts to assist non-profits through special fundraising and awareness events showcasing Martinez’s unique culinary creations. “Everything Chocolate” will launch this joint venture February... Read more »
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Guilty Pleasures: The Holiday Edition

This is the time spread cheer and and goodwill,  that includes spreading some to yourself, so I’m here to provide a few Holiday Guilty Pleasures, things you can do for yourself that won’t make you look or feel very “grinchly” (totally made up word for you amateur editors out there)…or “scroogy” (yes another one, sue... Read more »

A Guy's Guide to Creating the Best Sweetest Day Weekend Ever

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Guys, a great way to make and impression sweetest day weekend is to actually remember when it is.. So to help you with this, Sweetest Day is October 16th. Also to help you look like you really had things together and want to make it a whole weekend of activities I have a few suggestions. ... Read more »