Irene’s See-And-Be-Seen Restaurants Featured in Michigan Avenue Magazine

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Irene spends her time on the scene, which means she often profiles the hottest places around for some of Chicago’s favorite publications. We loved reading about all of her Favorite Chicago see-and-be-seen dining destinations featured in Michigan Avenue Magazine’s “Taste” section of the Spring Fashion Issue! Here’s what they had to say:

It’s no surprise that Chicago is one of the nation’s hottest playgrounds for gourmands: The dining scene brims with Top Chef stars and James Beard award winners, and sees buzzing new restaurants opening every week. Keeping up with this everchanging foodie landscape can be a challenge, but it’s second nature to woman-about-town Irene Michaels, the “I” of celebrity news and culture blog When she’s not hobnobbing with stars like Ben Affleck or Bradley Cooper, you’ll find this Streeterville resident and 25-year veteran of the entertainment industry painting the town red at one of these, her favorite Chicago see-and-be-seen restaurants.

Click here to read what she had to say about David Flom & Matthew Moore’s The Local Chicago, Bavette’s Bar & Boeuf‘s wine selection, Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House, the hot drinks at Fred’s at Barney’s, her standard Gibson’s Bar & Steakhouse, an old favorite Pump Room, the whitefish at RL, Lettuce Entertain You’s RPM Italian, and more!

Want to try your hand at being the Chef? Check out this great steak burrito recipe from Jen Reviews.

About Irene Michaels

Over the past 25 years I have taken on the roles of a producer, publisher, insider journalist and fundraiser. My artistic interests began early in my teens working as a model and a dancer throughout the U.S. I formed my first modeling agency before I was twenty. While modeling I secured a re-occurring role in the popular daytime TV series General Hospital. Read more...