September 2017

If you’re crazy about the popular, creamy chocolate hazelnut spread, the Nutella Cafe Chicago will be your heaven. Located on Michigan Avenue, right next to Millennium Park, this cafe is a must-visit for any Nutella lover. Immediately upon walking past the cafe doors, the decadent aroma swirling through the air

If you’re not looking for it, you just might miss this little gem on Taylor Street. Mario’s Italian Lemonade, with its green, white, and red accents, has been attracting flocks of loyal customers and tourists since the 50’s. The small hut offers a variety of flavored Italian ice or “lemonade” that includes

Whether in the Lincoln Park area (1500 N Clybourn Ave) or near Glenview (1880 Tower Dr.), if you’re looking for a restaurant that has the classics with some pleasant twists, Yard House is the place to be! Strategically placed in the midst of NewCity in Lincoln Park, shoppers are just

Who doesn’t love a good breakfast? With an elegant ambiance and menu options that will cause you to salivate, Meli Cafe is a great place to treat your morning and afternoon hunger. With a multitude of eggs, omelets, and breakfast bowls, each choice gives you large proportions and tasty sides.

If it’s your first time visiting, don’t be put off by the entrance being in the alleyway to Green Street Smoked Meats; it only ads to the element of it being secluded. When you enter, it’s best to take it all in for a second. Green Street Smoked Meats is

Goddess and the Baker is the perfect environment for getting work done, relaxing, and everything in between. The high ceilings give an air of life but the darker toned colors give a cozier feeling. Just in case you wandered in and don’t know what’s going on, there’s a big neon

Upon entering the historical building, you are welcomed by a strong-minded statue of a woman. A courtyard sits in the middle with comfortable seating for people that wish to dine there. A glass ceiling protects any loungers from the elements, though you can still feel the nature aspect with plant-life

It is no surprise that in Chicago, we take our pizza very seriously. Crowned the prestigious title of “#1 Pizza in Illinois” by NBC Chicago and a “Top 5 Pizza in the Country” by the Food Network (along with many other honors) is Pequod’s Pizza. Boasting a fun, laid-back ambiance,

Looking for a fun concert to attend with friends or family? LakeShake is the event for you!   Located on Northerly Islands, this three day country music festival is filled with day-long entertainment. From 3:00pm to 11:00pm, thousands of people kick around in their cowboy boots, dancing along to the upbeat

Recently I was a guest at SalonDJ, 300 N. Elizabeth Street, in the Fulton Market District/West Loop area of Chicago.  The team of stylists at the salon are truly the Chicago Dream Team!  Salon DJ is a full-service boutique hair salon, makeup and photography studio. When you visit SalonDJ you can