Category Archives: Restaurants

Seattle, The Emerald City in 48 Hours

Why is it called the Emerald City? I didn’t know that it was before we arrived, but I was told that back in the 1980’s a local organization
decided to have a contest to boost tourism. The nickname “Emerald City” won that contest to reflect the climate of frequent rains and the lush landscapes with a vast amount of evergreen trees in the state of Washington. Continue reading

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Date Night at Cucina Bella

If you haven’t been to Cucina Bella in Algonquin, IL you are missing out on the best grilled calamari anywhere! Continue reading

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Romantic Restaurants in Chicago with Breathtaking Views

It isn’t hard to find great dining in Chicago. However, when you are asking for an excellent view to go with your dinner, your choices may be fewer because of the number of buildings blocking your views. Continue reading

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Fill Your Glass at Tutto Italiano!

It doesn’t get much more romantic than dinner at Tutto Italiano! Sitting in the old fashioned train car that has been converted into a romantic dining room is a must. White lights strung from the ceilings, intimate little tables with … Continue reading

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Chefs Sarah and George Nail the Perfect Dinner!

You can’t order the wrong thing at Prairie Grass Café, everything is packed with flavor and they use locally grown food. Continue reading

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Portofino – Pastel Perfection!

I was in love with Portofino the moment I first saw it in a Andrea Bocelli concert. It is an affluent small village with shopping that is not for the weak of wallet. Gorgeous views of pastel colored houses and boutiques line the small streets. Continue reading

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New York, The Lights Are Much Brighter There

New York, New York, we had two days to cram in some sight seeing and a little romance. It can be done. Continue reading

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RPM – A Standout Presentation Of Sleekness

RPM offers an Italian Chicago cultural experience that is all new and awesome! Continue reading

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A Night In Paris – Almost

Have you enjoyed dining in a bistro in Paris? Most of us can’t just hop a plane to Paris for one night. Ce la vie. But what if you could magically find yourself in Paris at one of those romantic … Continue reading

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Cellar Gate – A Whimsical Place For Some Wine

What’s your fancy? Playing games with friends, being the one to put in that last piece of the puzzle, savoring wonderful appetizers, sipping a great glass of wine, listening to live music, discussing interesting books with friends? If any or … Continue reading

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