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Pugs & Patios

Winter is hard on our pugs Apollo & Johnny — months of being cooped up in the house with fewer distractions and exciting smells than in summer robs them of their playful spirit and makes them quite lazy. Chiberia makes us…

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Summer at Summer House

Summer has finally arrived here in the Windy City… Not! This last weekend was in the low-60s with dreary rain and storms. #weatherfail The good news is despite the fact that it may not FEEL like summer here in Chicago,…

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The Grand Opening of Virgin Hotels with ABC Nightline

Back at the end of April Richard Branson officially opened his first Virgin Hotel right here in Chicago! After attending Rick Gresh’s preview dinner in October, and then the media launch of the first-floor diner Miss Ricky’s, I knew the…

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Sunny Days at Antique Taco

Is there anything that screams of summer more than tacos?? One of the first spots I featured here on Sed Bona last summer was Antique Taco. It was my first visit and ever since I’ve been addicted to their colorful, zesty brand of…