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Chicago Eats || Imperial Lamian

Until Imperial Lamian opened its ornate doors earlier this year in March, River North was NOT the place to go for great Chinese food. Actually you’d have been hard-pressed to even find decent Chinese food… Perhaps some good fusion dishes…

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Bastille Day at the Chicago Sofitel

When it comes to exquisite French cuisine in Chicago, few restaurants can possibly hope to rival Café des Architectes. Located in the Sofitel Hotel just off the Magnificent Mile and mere steps away from the luxurious shopping corridor of Oak…

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Parson’s Chicken and Fish

Whenever people ask me about my favorite Chicago summer patio, I always direct them to Parson’s Chicken and Fish. With an entire menu of frozen cocktails and a large, private patio (complete with its own ping-pong table!), it’s hard to…

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French Brunch at The Blanchard

** PLEASE NOTE: The Blanchard is now closed. But, since I enjoyed this spot so much, I’m leaving this post up in loving memory of their delicious food. ** There are few things I love more in this world than…

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Rose Slushies & Ceviche at Expat on Green

Of all the restaurants I enjoy during our Chicago summers, Expat on Green may just be my favorite of them all! A chic, pop-up concept open for summers ONLY, ALL of Expat is ONE single patio. Located smack dab across…