Chicago’s Best End-of-Summer Dates

Try these fun date ideas throughout Chicago before summer ends.


Small Cheval review: The perfect late-summer date for the patient at heart

Review of Small Cheval in Bucktown, Brendan Sodikoff's new hip diner


Bohemian House review: Eastern European Fare with Rustic Charm

Review of Bohemian House in Chicago: Eastern European Fare with Rustic Charm

Winter date idea: Christkindlmarket and a European lunch

If you're under the impression that Christkindlmarket is for tourists and suburbanite mom dates, you're wrong. There are ways of visiting the tent-packed market at Daley Plaza, in its 19th year in Chicago, that can be romantic if you play your cards right.       Since temperatures are firmly at winter status, a daytime date is … Continue reading Winter date idea: Christkindlmarket and a European lunch


Halloween-Inspired Date Ideas for this Weekend

What to do for Halloween in Chicago


Chicago’s Best Deep Dish Pizza is at Burt’s Place in Morton Grove

My husband and I are devout fans of Anthony Bourdain's international dining recommendations, from "No Reservations" to "Parts Unknown." On our recent honeymoon to France, the only dinner reservation we made, part of an effort to follow our noses and locals' suggestions, was a Lyon brasserie featured in an episode of "Parts Unknown." So, when my husband showed … Continue reading Chicago’s Best Deep Dish Pizza is at Burt’s Place in Morton Grove

Little Market: For the elegant weeknight dinner date

A review of Little Market American Brasserie in Chicago's Gold Coast.

What isn’t happening in Wicker Park and Bucktown this weekend?

Bucktown Arts Fest in Bucktown this weekend, as well as a block party in Wicker Park

Parson’s Chicken & Fish: the perfect summer date spot

Parson's Chicken & Fish in Logan Square is the perfect summer date spot.

Where to celebrate Father’s Day in Chicago

Where to take your dad this Father's Day in Chicago