Chicago 2016

There are so many things to like about Bavettes: It’s off the normal restaurant path It’s not necessarily a “to be seen” place Great interior Good bar (there was a […]

When we planned this trip I made the Aviary reservations right away…then I read some online reviews and started to get a bit nervous.  I read things like “pretentious”, “over […]

We’ve been to Shake Shack several cities (Boston, Chicago, Washington DC) and they are always good for a quick lunch. In Boston we had a Vanilla shake blended with black […]

The Sable Kitchen & Bar was in the bottom of the building where we stayed this trip.  Great decor, really good cocktails and Hugh selection. This was the first of […]

Right across the street from where we were staying, the Bohemian house was a quick walk for dinner. Room was comfortable, they went with the old plate and silverware thing […]

Eataly is massive.  It’s two floors in the middle of downtown Chicago of just about everything Italian food you can think of. Coffee, gelato, a Nutella bar, Cheese, bread, wine, […]

We’ve been there so many times…it really is a great museum. We have been able to see some wonderful shows there over the years including Ansel Adams and Andy Warhol.