Balena

I was so happy to spend some time in Chicago after Labor Day weekend. A handful of girlfriends got together for an early meal at Balena, a place I have been wanting to check out for a while. The restaurant itself is beautiful, with high ceilings and a warm & rustic feeling.

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A week in Chicago

I spent a quick couple of days in Chicago along with some campus recruiting at my alma mater (University of Illinois). My days were filled with friends and pizza :) I just wanted to show you some quick snapshots and give you my opinions:

Balena: A full post will be coming soon since I have not blogged about this place. The pizza was great, loved the combination of toppings, and the extended crust edges for dramatic effect :). The restaurant space is beautiful and the service was attentive… but we were there quite early into the evening.

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