Culture

Sounds So Sweet

Friday night, I was invited to preview a performance of “Sounds So Sweet” at the Black Ensemble Theatre in Chicago.  I can not share much about the play since the potential for spoilers is high, but I can tell you… Read More ›

Roka Akor

SUMPTUOUS DINING IN CHICAGO’S RIVER NORTH Roka Akor is located in the heart of Chicago’s restaurant district at Illinois and Clark. This location is ideal for business lunches/dinners and office celebrations.  It can be quite a romantic environment as well. I noticed… Read More ›

The Word: Learn

Richard Branson once said, “You don’t learn to walk by following the rules.  You learn by doing, and by falling.”  Watch this wonderful video of one young man traveling the world to learn different skills. His successes are just as… Read More ›

Cuisine: Chef Week in Chicago

This was originally posted by the lovely Audarshia Townsend of the Chicago 312 Dining Diva.  She provides wonderfully diverse and informative views into the Chicago restaurant scene.  It’s Time To Book Reservations For ‘Chicago Chef Week,’ Happening March 17-22   “Chicago Restaurant… Read More ›

Cuisine: Naha

Modern American in River North Naha Location: 500 N. Clark St. Cuisine: Modern American Site: http://www.naha-chicago.com/ Price: $$$$ Food: Excellent Atmosphere:  Upscale elegance Service: Poor Cocktails: Great Overall Rating:  Good Would I go back?:  Not likely I prefer to write reviews when I’ve… Read More ›

Cuisine: Niu

Japanese Fusion in Rivereast Niu Japanese Fusion Lounge Location: 332 E. Illinois (at Grand Ave) Cuisine: Japanese Fusion Site: http://niusushi.com/index.html Price: $$ Food: Excellent Atmosphere:  Casual Elegance Service: Great Cocktails: Great Overall Rating:  Great Would I go back?:  Yes. Very, soon…. Read More ›

Monday: Motion

One of my resolutions for 2013 is to move more and to be more comfortable in my own body.  That’s why the video below is so inspiring.  Besides for the obvious, talent, strength and grace of the dancer, the director… Read More ›

Monday: Talented

Akim Camara After stumbling across a YouTube video of German violin prodigy Akim Camara, I did a bit of research and found this article by Pop Conversation on the 5 Most Entertaining Violinist:  “The adorable little boy in this Youtube… Read More ›