Monthly Archives: May 2011

Out on the Town

I finally rolled out of bed at ten o’clock this morning.  Blisters on my feet and clothes strung across the floor are always signs of a fantastic week at Jo Chicago.  This week’s hob knobbing included i4 design magazine’s annual … Continue reading

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Jersey Girls, The Fierce and the Fabulous

My sister Marni bought her first house in New Jersey.  She planted her first garden and watched the seeds of her new life grow in Jersey. Although she never had big hair (even in the 80’s) she did adapt the … Continue reading

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Chicago Tribune “Author Talks” event featuring Kathryn Stockett

Last week, I attended a Chicago Tribune “Author Talks” event featuring Kathryn Stockett, who spoke about her book, The Help, a New York Times best-seller soon to be a movie by DreamWorks.  While a fictional tale, the author discussed how the book drew … Continue reading

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A Celebration of Food and Art at the Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park

Last night we celebrated food and art at the Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park.  Aria’s wonderful new Chef Beverly Kim paired dishes with Matthew Lew’s Asian-inspired artwork including: vegetarian bibimbap arancini; quail egg, kimchi and mung bean pancake with crispy pork belly; and togarashi … Continue reading

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Post Event Coverage from the opening Gala of Lake Forest Showhouse

Thorndale Manor opened its doors on Friday, April 29 during a preview event to kick-off the Infant Welfare Society of Chicago’s 2011 Lake Forest Showhouse & Gardens.  We want to congratulate all 34 interior designers and 9 landscape designers who … Continue reading

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What’s NEXT? Art Chicago

On Friday night while MJ was attending the preview party of the Lake Forest Showhouse I had the pleasure of attending this year’s Art Chicago.  Below you will find some of my favorite work by artists Angel Otero, Gary Justis … Continue reading

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