Location: Lincoln Park
Host: Tori Kreuz, a sharp fun girl mid-twenties with a baller apt, sense of style, and extremely polite to her mother and her friends. Also has a mid-twenties good lookin’ boyfriend ready and able to help when needed. We will call him Joe (cause that’s his name).
Mission: Entertain three 50-year-old women in Chicago all of which feel like you are a daughter one actually is your mother.
Good clean fun, show them around Chicago and about your life.
This is how it went down…
Arrived, headed to a rooftop restaurant Apogee Bar on top of the hotel with a live saxophone player that would add to the song at any given moment. Sometimes may sneak up on ya, but still cool. Solid DJ
Highlight: Tasty Margaritas.
Brunch at Brunch®. Most importantly, bacon, french toast, prosecco.
City Winery drinks on the water served in a bucket. Yummy Chard and surprisingly good Sangria. Big hit. See pic below.
Friday Night Dinner
The Hampton Social. Great food, cool décor. Nice server, and overall great service.
Right Below The Hampton Social is The Bassment
Jazz band. Live music, everything from Aretha Franklin, to Cardie B. Incredibly fun, a must do if you are in town. Danced like ya read about. Joe helped pick the spot, points for that.
Met my adorable twenty-something niece and nephew a drink, then brunch at Willow. Dreamy. Great food, drinks, and some cool art.
*pic courtesy of Willow Rm.
Snacks at Tori’s apartment. Drinks on her rooftop. Gorgeous setup.
Luke Bryan concert Wrigley Field. OMG. Luke, you got us again. Yep, big Luke Bryan fan not a secret. See shirts below.
Restaurant: Home Slice. My personal fave restaurant of the weekend.
Crazy cool drinks. Ordered avocado toast but ditched it for pizza, legit pizza. Met Buffalo and Chicago pizza standards. Very difficult to do. Well played Homeslice.
Great space to host an event. Photo courtesy Homeslice Chicago.
Post-Brunch Walkable Shopping
Armitage Ave in Lincoln Park
- Serena and Lily: My first time in an actual storefront, as compared to their catalog. It did NOT disappoint. I need to redo my entire home.
- Bevello: got a shirt and some tassels earring
- All She Wrote: Darling gift store, and you know I love me some monogrammed gifts
Fun neighborhood, lots to see!
Hopped on a 6:00 flight back to Buff, bellies full, bags full, happy to have seen wonderful Chicago. The most important takeaway was to see how kind and humble Tori is while being extremely cool.
Mission Complete: A++ Made all three Moms extremely happy, and proud.