Food & Drink

Making a Paw Print on the World

The Drake Hotel became canine heaven as dog lovers from far and wide gathered on a chilly Friday night to celebrate man’s best friend. Dalmatians, Dobermans, and Dachsunds alike attended as dogs of every breed, size, and shape were well represented at this formal PAWS extravaganza as hundreds of loyal …

Wearing White for a Cause: Erie – LaSalle’s 2.0 Party

For the 4th year in a row, the Erie–La Salle Auto Body Shop once again put their words into action and demonstrated to the community how to raise significant funds for an outstanding organization: Gilda’s Club of Chicago. The gala, “Red Carpet, White Party 2.0” attracted hundreds of loyal supporters …

Retreat in Cancun

A Luxury Retreat in Cancun: Why You’ve Got to Go

Riviera Maya. The name exudes luxury and tropical essence. Vacations are few and far between so give yourself the retreat you deserve. This one in Cancun pulls out all of the stops so that you will be leaving with a heightened sense of health, happiness, and inspiration.

Get Out! Surviving Winter in Chicago

Despite icy conditions, the city of big shoulders knows how to keep their winter hibernation social.

NBC’s Chicago Fire Star Joe Minoso is Making Pizza for a Great Cause

Joe Minoso, star of NBC’s hit series Chicago Fire, is also the official spokesperson for Shriners Hospital’s “Be Burn Aware” – a campaign that focuses on teaching adults and children how to be safe around electricity and non-fire related injuries. On Tuesday, Dec. 1, Minoso will be on hand at Blaze Pizza to officially kick off their month-long partnership with Shriners Hospital to keep families safe this holiday season. Customers who donate to Shriners Hospital will receive a free s’mores pie on their next visit, as well as an opportunity to take photos with the NBC star.

Latinicity Brings Latin-American Cuisine to Block 37

Restaurateur Chef Richard Sandoval is extending his culinary kingdom with the grand opening of Latinicity, a full-service restaurant located at Block 37 in downtown Chicago. Bringing together the flavors of Latin America, Spain, and Portugal, Latinicity promises an exquisite twist on Latin street food.

Easter Seals’ Modern Classic brings our Chicago’s culinary A-List chefs

The brainchild of Kevin Boehm, co-owner of the BOKA Group, Modern Classic came to fruition because of Kevin’s desire to recreate a celebrity chef event, similar to one he had done before with his longtime friend, Tom LeClair, Easter Seals’ Vice President of Development.  That event was held for an …

Sepia’s James Beard Awards Reception Brings Out Culinary Elite

Chicago’s coup was snagging the prestigious James Beard Foundation Awards and the culinary community was out in full force the weekend leading up to the Monday, May 4, ceremony extravaganza.  One of the most anticipated pre-award parties was Sepia’s reception hosted by owner Emmanuel Nony and JBF four-time award nominee, …

Aspen: Winter Brings Them There, Summer Keeps Them There

  Spring time skiing in Aspen, Colorado during the second week of March has developed into a delightful tradition for outdoor enthusiasts not only in the Midwest, but for individuals spread out across the U.S., from as far away as San Francisco and N.Y…. Offering world-class ski slopes, unique shopping, …


The Best Burgers in Chicago – Rockit, Kuma’s, The Butcher & the Burger and more!

What’s the best burger in Chicago? Is there even an answer to that question? The truth is, there really isn’t an answer to that question because everyone has their own standards.