Month: May 2011

Bar/Pub, Casual, Colorado, Dine-in

Backcountry Pizza & Tap House

Sending a big hello after this lovely Memorial Day weekend… well at least the weather was lovely in Boulder, Colorado! I spent the weekend in Boulder with my sister and was not envious of the crummy weather in Chicago (except for a HOT Monday). Her boyfriend, Josh, had been raving about a new pizzeria that […]

Informational, Uncategorized

Deals + Pizza

It is hard to keep track of all the deals in Chicago (and elsewhere), but it is no lie that there are at least 3 pizza-related deals per week. Today, Groupon is featuring “Slice of Chicago” pizza tours for $22, which is a steal. Since pizza tours are so expensive, I highly encourage you to […]

Bar/Pub, Little Italy, Upscale

Davanti Enoteca

I have been hearing great reviews about the newest restaurant from Scott Harris, Davanti Enoteca. Finally, Jon and I made a date to check out this great venue in Little Italy. Davanti Enoteca is a ‘no reservations’ small plates restaurant. Arriving around 5pm is highly encouraged or you should expect a wait.

Bar/Pub, Casual, Dine-in, River North

Pizzeria Due

Pizzeria Uno and Pizzeria Due are two original pizzerias in the River North/Mag Mile neighborhood of Chicago. When my girlfriends gave me an Uno’s gift card for my birthday, I was so excited to use it! I have had the original Uno’s before, so I wanted to take the chance to use it at Due’s. […]

Dine-in, River North, Upscale

Hubbard Inn

I have anxiously awaited checking out one of the new Chicago  hotspots, Hubbard Inn. When I arrived last night, the warm, comfortable ambiance welcomed us into the room. I met my friend, Alyssa, for dinner, and we enjoyed a few glasses of wine with our meal.When I read the menu, my eyes were instantly drawn […]