Kate Stahl | January 10, 2011 8:02 amThis week, eat a steak for lunch, get some designer deals, and come eat cupcakes with us!
From Monday-Friday, David Burke's Primehouse (616 N. Rush St., 312-660-6000) will be offering an awesome power lunch deal between 11 a.m.Read More
Kate Stahl | December 9, 2010 8:02 amThe holidays are a great excuse to blow off work for a few hours and join your favorite ladies downtown for a long lunch, full of laughter, light food, and maybe even a glass of white wine.
The Zodiac at Neiman Marcus (737 N. Michigan Ave., Level Four, 312-694-4050) has been one of my go-to spots for a lunch with my favorite gals for as long as I can remember.Read More
Kate Stahl | November 28, 2010 2:36 pmForget the chain stores that are now saturating Damen Avenue (not that I don't love you, Marc Jacobs and Club Monaco). Instead, head a few blocks south to Wicker Park's hip Division Street to find a slew of independent shops that are totally unique — and happen to be surrounded by some of the yummiest fare just west of the city's skyscrapers.
Make your first stop at Pump Shoes and Accessories (1659 W.Read More
Kate Stahl | November 8, 2010 8:00 amI don't totally get naming a restaurant after a financial term, but I'm keeping my fingers crossed that what worked for Bull & Bear will also help the W City Center's new restaurant, IPO — short for initial public offering — rise to the top.
IPO (172 W. Adams Street, Chicago, 312-332-1200) brings much-needed, delicious new breakfast, lunch, and dinner options to the Loop.Read More
Kate Stahl | November 3, 2010 8:58 pmMeals on wheels have officially become one the year's hottest culinary trends. While Simple Sandwich, Meatyballs, and Happy Bodega are some of the newest food trucks to hit the streets, the Gaztro-Wagon is still our fave. Chef-owner Matt Maroni serves up an inventive, delicious selection of gourmet "naan-wiches," named for oven-baked Indian flatbread that serves as the sandwich vehicle.Read More
Kate Stahl | November 3, 2010 8:42 pmI've been dying to try Henri (18 S. Michigan Ave., 312-578-0763) — the new, fine-dining sister spot to The Gage — since it opened in late August. Everyone I know who's been has loved it, heralding the restaurant as a return to the upscale dining experience that has seemed to lose ground in Chicago during the last few years, mostly in favor of gastropubs, beer halls, and restaurants that serve $25 entrees to hipster diners in jeans and Chuck Taylors.Read More