Not at all what I expected. Somewhere I read Champagne bar with champagne on tap and I thought “fancy” and sophisticated. We went on a Friday night, late, and only […]

Saw this at the Art Institute of Chicago. Great display. The downside; lots and lots (and lots) of people. That’s not a bad thing but sometimes it’s not all that […]

Good coffee, odd food assortment. Neat place to eat but a bit expensive for what you end up with.

So very, very good. We got the “Chef’s table”which was really the two seats at the kitchen bar closest to the chef and had a fantastic time. This place was […]

It’s all about the peanuts here. Coffee is good, chocolate selection is nice. Heck, they even have a decent cigar selection. But truth be told, it’s all about the peanuts. […]

So we ended up here because we had dinner at their sister restaurant, avec, and the chef there recommended that we try desert and drinks here. What a great recommendation. […]

We only had drinks and an appetizer at the bar which were good. Not much more to say other than it looked like a place you might see Tony Soprano […]

This is a big restaurant run by a celebrity chef.  With that you get unique but only decent food, big crowds and so-so service. The food was good.  We had […]

We like to stop in here for a drink before dinner at Quartino. A Great place for a drink especially if you are a champagne fan.  Don’t scoff at the cocktails, […]