Gresca

Gresca is a restaurant in Barcelona with minimalist design, casual attire serving modernist food at affordable prices. They call these bistronomicas. Rafael Pena who worked under Ferran Adria of El Bulli, is the owner of this hidden little gem and his wife works the front of house. Trying so hard to stay awake to wait until…

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Burt’s Place (Closed)

Burt’s Pizza was a pizza institution. Burt’s was known for their deep dish, pan pizza with a caramelized cheese crust. It was located just outside Chicago in Morton Grove. If I could make a blanket statement about people who live within the city limits of Chicago, it’s that they don’t like the suburbs, they don’t like people from the suburbs,…

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Prince | United Center

My first time seeing Prince live. Amazing guitarist and talented man. Set List | United Center |Chicago | 09/26/12 1. Controversy 2. Let’s Go Crazy 3. Delirious 4. 1999 5. Little Red Corvette 6. Take Me With U 7. Raspberry Beret 8. Cream 9. Cool 10. Joy in Repetition 11. Let’s Work 12. Extraloveable 13. U Got the…

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First Bites Bash

The official Restaurant Week kick-off event is held at Chicago’s Great Hall at Union Station and features more than 50 chefs putting out their best bites. Hosted by Stephanie Izard and Mayor Emanuel, all the proceeds went to the Greater Chicago Food Depository. I found a Groupon for a discounted rate which included Stephanie Izard’s signed cookbook, A Girl In The Kitchen.…

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