Wabi Sabi Uptown

wabi sabi sushi rotary sushi uptown chicago

One of my monthly dinner clubs is with Daniela, Georgia and Bernadette. Each month, we take turns picking a restaurant that no one has tried before. This time, Bernadette’s choice was Wabi Sabi in Uptown – the first rotary sushi spot to open in Chicago. And, it’s right down the street from me! It’s a … Continue reading

48 hours: a weekend in NYC

central park nyc new york

I’ve traveled to and through NYC for work countless times but I NEVER have time to actually explore the city. As I headed to NYC for work the week before Thanksgiving, I decided to tack on a weekend to be a tourist in the Big Apple. Luckily, the first day in town was unseasonably warm … Continue reading

The Cool Kids at The AIC

the cool kids art institute chicago evening associates after dark xl

For our last After Dark event of the year, the Evening Associates of the Art Institute pumped things up by featuring a live performance by Chicago’s own The Cool Kids. It was exciting to see them perform together for the first time in years! Leading up to the event, I had the chance to help … Continue reading

Tea Time at The Allis

My girlfriends and I finally overcame our notoriously challenging schedules to plan an outing and catch up. We decided on afternoon tea, and after Mindy put together a spreadsheet of every tea time offering in the city, we decided on The Allis at Soho House. I was ALL about tea time. I even had the … Continue reading

ComplexCon 2016

Complexcon long beach 2016

When I heard Complex was hosting its first ComplexCon expo in Long Beach this year, I knew I had to find a way to go. First, I’m an avid Complex reader. Second, the event was curated by the likes of Pharrell and artist Takashi Murakami (who I actually spotted in person, signing autographs on site!). … Continue reading