The perfect Crepe at Toni Patisserie

It’s no secret that our entire team at The Chicago Chic has a sweet tooth, but there is one treat that is a step above the rest — the mighty crepe. This favorite treat originated in the French province of …
A food review of West Town Bakery by Leah Nolan of the Chicago Chic.

West Town Bakery Loves You


Almost eleven years ago Gretchen Wieners screamed, “You can’t sit with us!” and incited a worldwide discussion on the culture of bullying. The Kind Campaign coined the phrase “You can sit with us” in an effort to encourage inclusion …

This is a review of the Rosé Cart at LUXBAR by food writer, Leah Nolan of the Chicago Chic.

Rosé This Way: LUXBAR


Last winter, I became obsessed with the idea of finding the “perfect” bar cart. My requirements were purely aesthetic, and eventually my quest arrived at its happy ending – I was gifted an absolutely stunning pewter and glass round cart …

The Veggie Machine


We all have preconceived notions about what kind of food is in a vending machine. And whether you think these snacks are disgusting or delicious (beauty is in the eye of the beholder), I think we can all agree that …

A Gourmand’s Playground


A place where spectacular wine and elevated snacking reigns supreme? This gourmand’s playground takes form inside of Lush Wine & Spirits. Truthfully, I’ve driven past this place more times than I would care to admit, never realizing it wasn’t just …