Top 8 Roof Top Bars in Downtown Chicago

One of the perks of purchasing downtown Chicago condos is the chance to enjoy the city like an insider. As you acclimate to life in Chicago, be sure to look around your property to find one of the nearby rooftop bars. Here you can mingle and be seen while enjoying a cocktail and a view of your new city. From one of the many Chicago luxury condos for sale, you can literally walk to the rooftop bar of your choice. Here are the top eight to consider.   The Dec Gaze into The Lens, a sculpture crafted from the … [Read more...]

Cupcake ATM in the Gold Coast?

I realize that I may be coming late to this info but I recently was introduced to the 'Cupcake ATM' on Oak Street at Sprinkles cupcakes (50 E. Walton between Michigan and Rush St.). I needed cupcakes for an open house I was hosting the next day but by the time I arrived the store was closed. That is when I noticed the cupcake ATM. They have a whole menu of cupcakes, you just pick your flavor, swipe you credit card and the machine dispenses a boxed cupcake! You can even get a cupcake for your dog. I believe the … [Read more...]

Dinner Date Night Choice You Can’t Pass Up: Gejas Cafe

If you’re looking for a romantic restaurant in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago, set your sight on Gejas on 340 W. Armitage Ave. No matter where you live in the city, this is one fondue choice that you’re likely to love right away. Deeply charming and romantic, Gejas is not kitchy – it’s like going into a Mediterranean cove with its interior wood trim, draped curtains and red candles covering every surface. Pleasant and comforting, the food, atmosphere and music are a delectable and superb … [Read more...]

Best in independent cafes: CafeCito

I’m sure you’ve heard the phrase, “there’s a Starbucks on every corner” in Chicago. But luckily for us city-dwellers, there are also a huge variety of smaller mom and pop cafes that serve a great cup of joe (and some great food too)! CafeCito is one of them. Located right across the street from Columbia College Chicago in the Loop, at 26 E Congress Pkwy Chicago, IL 60605, CafeCito is not just a study spot, but a great place to get Cuban espresso and pressed sandwiches. Their café con leche, espresso added to … [Read more...]

5 restaurants in Chicago that you must try

If you’re visiting Chicago, planning to move here, or just live here and want to know of great places to dine, check out our top 5 favorites that you absolutely must try! 1. Slurping Turtle I visited this restaurant when a foodie friend of mine was in town from New York and wanted to check out trendy dining in Chicago’s River North neighborhood. This Japanese restaurant was created by chef Takashi in an effort to bring a taste of his comfort food to the U.S. The service was great; the servers were extremely … [Read more...]

Chicago Deep Dish Pizza

There is really nothing that says Chicago more that Deep Dish Pizza, I think the movie below says it it all! Do you think our pizza is enough to get people into the city to buy homes? I do. The movie showcases 3 of the most popular but there are many, many more. Here are a few of my favorites: Burt's Place 8541 Ferris Avenue Morton Grove, IL 60053 You must order your pizza ahead of time and when you walk in it is ready. Kind of an interesting concept but it is nice to not have to wait. This is a very small … [Read more...]