Elske

I was familiar with David Posey’s cooking talent from when he was chef de cuisine at Blackbird restaurant in Chicago. Back then, I didn’t follow restaurants or knew who was creating my dishes. I read the food section in the newspaper, a few magazine articles and lots of cookbooks. I went to eat where I was invited and discovered places when I…

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Dana Hotel and Spa

Dana Hotel and Spa in Chicago’s River North neighborhood is unique in that they have an in-room wine reserve collection, reasonably priced snacks and mini bar, 24-hr fitness and sauna and some rooms have step-out balconies. Be sure to check out the kaleidoscopes in the lobby. Info Dana Hotel and Spa | 660 N State St, Chicago…

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Acadia

Acadia is a restaurant in Chicago where you can order a tasting menu that is 5, 10, or more courses long. But what’s special about Acadia is you can also sit in the bar area and enjoy one of the best burgers in the city with tasting menu items on the side. They are currently offering a seasonal Bar…

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Hamilton

A show so nice. I saw it twice. Pre-show dinner was at The Dearborn. Hamilton was spectacular the second time around. Now I’m going to try for lottery tickets to see if I can catch it one more time. Each morning that there is a Hamilton performance, 44 tickets for each show are awarded by lottery…

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