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Your date-filled weekend, Oct. 24-26

Date ideas for this weekend in Chicago, Oct. 24 to 26

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

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

Now open: Billy Sunday in Logan Square

Billy Sunday opened quietly last night on Logan Boulevard, with barely so much as a tweet. The new cocktail bar has been months in the making, and with its doors open for less than 24 hours was named one of the best new bars in the country by Details magazine. Run by Matthias Merges (Yusho), … Continue reading Now open: Billy Sunday in Logan Square

Double date idea: The Monarch in Wicker Park

The Monarch opened just last week in Wicker Park, on North Ave. where Uberstein was inhabited. It was closed and fully renovated in 10 days, but let me assure you, there are no remnants of a German bar in this tightly-packed, vibrantly updated space. Southern native Chef Andrew Brochu left Graham Elliot to help start … Continue reading Double date idea: The Monarch in Wicker Park

do this today: lunch at Little Goat

When I checked out Stephanie Izard's new prodigy Little Goat last week, the place was teeming with coworkers having hustled over from the Loop for a taste of the celebrity chef's attempt at a mere sandwich. While the upstairs still smells distinctly of paint, the sandwiches are close-your-eyes-and-moan good and the service is jovial. The … Continue reading do this today: lunch at Little Goat