New Years Eve on a Sunday. Why not go to brunch. It's the perfect way to pre-game for New Year's Eve, right? If you were out of town visiting family for a marathon perogi-making weekend in beautiful South Bend, Indiana, then you would be especially ready for a high gay holiday - New Year's Eve … Continue reading Kit Kat – Dragging in the New Year
Lark – A Holibae Brunch
It was a cold, clear, and calm day in Boystown on the day before Christmas Eve. With the holiday approaching and some travel ahead, we decided to stay in the hood and try a place we have been to several times, but never for brunch - Lark. Setting the Scene We arrived to the bar … Continue reading Lark – A Holibae Brunch
Holiday Bonus Round: Brace Your Livers
The holidays are tough: travel, family, awkward questions and conversations. Let's face it: you're gonna need a lot of booze to get through with your sanity. Because we're here for you, we've prepared a time-burning compilation of our favorite drinks-oriented YouTube shenanigans. First up! The Queen of Puns and Shenanigans: Mamrie Hart, and her Alcoholidays. … Continue reading Holiday Bonus Round: Brace Your Livers
Rocks Lakeview: Back from the Blaze
A bourbony phoenix rises from its ashes
Drew’s on Halsted
An unusually warm, yet windy October day, with many things on our to-do list in the Boystown neighborhood, gave us the opportunity to try a new spot for us - Drew's on Halsted. After rejuvenating visit to the chiropractor, we arrived around 11:30am. Setting the Scene Upon entry into Drew's, we were immediately greeted by a friendly … Continue reading Drew’s on Halsted
A gorgeous early fall weekend with Becky back in Chicago to install her art, gave us the opportunity to try another new (to us) spot that we have long been intrigued by - Wood. Setting the Scene We wandered down an unusually quiet Halsted Street through Boystown around 12:30pm on Saturday. The sun was out … Continue reading Wood
The summer was winding down and the Air and Water Show was in town, so we decided to stay close to our hood and try a place that we have been recommended to by many friends and acquaintances - Angelina Ristorante. What they failed to mention was the importance of timing for our visit. Setting … Continue reading Angelina Ristorante
Bites Asian Tapas & Sushi
Does champagne go with sushi? We have no idea, but we're up to the challenge of finding out for you, dear readers, as we head to Bites Asian Tapas. Setting the Scene Bites is next door to one of our favorite haunts, Hutch, and we were curious about their offerings. Taking advantage of an early-week … Continue reading Bites Asian Tapas & Sushi
Bistro 750 – Update!
We recently revisited Bistro 750 for brunch to see how they were getting their bearings on brunch in the neighborhood. It was a quiet Saturday, we believe many people were out of town for the long holiday weekend, so we had the interior of the bar to ourselves. Our bartender Meghan kept us entertained with an … Continue reading Bistro 750 – Update!
In our post-Pride haze, we awoke Monday morning-ish and decided to head to our second brunch of the weekend at Hutch Bistro. Yeah, I don't know what we were thinking either. Our zeal for delicious breakfast items overrides our poor judgment every time. Setting the Scene It was a bright, sunny, and cool day, with … Continue reading Hutch Bistro