Love Your Face With The Makeup Show

If you’re living in Chicagoland like us, then you know that summer can be tricky for makeup.  While there are a lot of great new products that focus on long wear.  I am going to focus on that alternative that might make some of you nervous.  Going bare faced, which if you’ve seen us in […]

Discover Dinos And Dragons At Brookfield Zoo

You may not know that we are a little bit dinosaur and dragon obsessed.  At least we used to be more on those wave lengths.  As kids we had an entire collection of dinosaurs you’d find in the science museum gift shops.  So of course, as a 7 year old, I was convinced I had […]

Culinary Fight Club: Taco About It

While I do need to recap, Culinary Fight Club: Taco at Cesar’s Killer Margaritas.  I do have great news about upcoming fights.  There is a lot of fun to be had with Culinary Fight Club across the country.  However, let’s get back to Chicago.  We witnessed the crowning of Jed Swartz with Holy Taco as […]

Splurge With Fleming’s $100 Margarita

Thanks to The Network Niche today’s post is sponsored by Fleming’s Steak House & Wine Bar. $100 Margarita will conjure up the image of gold flakes and you wouldn’t be too far off base.  There is gold involved in the creation of this margarita.  Gold sugar coats a sparkling diamond cut highball glass made by […]

Culinary Fight Club: Bacon King Edition

In case you haven’t heard there is a new bacon king of Chicago.  His name is Chef Lance Avery, creator of Big Fork Bacon Sausages.  He won the title at our Pork Fight in March at The Chop Shop in Wicker Park.  Serving up a savory dish with mushrooms, pasta and bacon, he managed to […]

Savory Chocolate: A Culinary Fight Recap

Savory Chocolate is something not everyone likes. The iconic chocolate is sweet. However, even as someone who likes the sweeter side of chocolate, I had trouble rating my favorite taste!  There were 4 chefs competing last month.  One of them a dual header with a 2 chef team that clinched victory.   So, I gave […]

Chicago Heats Up at Roof on theWit

Those of us in Chicago know how great our choices are when it comes to restaurants.  These days we want not only good food but a great atmosphere as well.  Roof on theWit is another rooftop spot that promises you everything you want from a night out.  Their new menu works with the atmosphere to […]

Tony’s Cinnamon Frosted Flakes

We have exciting news!  We met not only Tony the Tiger but also Elise Swopes!  These 2 have been running around Chicago with the new Cinnamon Frosted Flakes.  Yes, they taste as good as they sound.   I’m guessing you’ve had a bowl of the original. Most of us grew up on Kellogg’s cereals.  Every […]

Hyundai Giving You The Ultimate Hatchback #SheBuysCars

The Elantra GT 2018 has everything you want.  I can’t claim to understand all the fine details of car design, but I can tell you that we were impressed. We’d seen the unveiling of the first Elantra.  This version is even sportier and promises all the cargo room you crave with the drivability you’d expect […]

Culinary Fight Club: Chocolate Edition

That is correct!  This month’s Culinary Fight Club is themed around chocolate.  No matter what your opinion is regarding that holiday on the 14th, all that matters is that you enjoy chocolate!  So far, I’m hearing that 4 chefs have signed up to serve you savory chocolate dishes.  The heated battle will take place February […]

First Look For Charity 2017

For the past few years, I have been lucky enough to attend the preview for the First Look For Charity Gala.  I get to learn about which charities are benefitting this year and taste everything.  Every year this event raises around $2 million for local charities.  Last year they met the goal of $2 million […]

The Bottled Blonde Serves Up Culinary Fight Club

This month’s fight had it all.  Sips and bites!  Along with a large crowd that came to watch a brutal battle of chefs and mixologists.  100% of the proceeds from December’s fight went to Fight2Feed.  I am really here to tell you about Culinary Fight Club, but I can say that we cooked and fed […]