Mahalo

  Mahalo (meaning “Thank You” in Hawaiian) is a Polynesian-Asian inspired restaurant and bar that offers brunch, lunch, and dinner options in Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood. After googling “best rooftop patios in Chicago” and seeing wonderful reviews about their specialty drink, ‘The Big Kahuna,’ made of rum, pineapple juice, coconut puree, and plantation overproof, we…

Barcocina

Barcocina serves Mexican inspired cuisine and beverages in a rustic, open-aired environment. With an outdoor seating area decorated with strung lights and white-washed brick walls, the ambiance was definitely Insta-worthy. We began our meal as any proper dinner should begin-with margaritas (what else?). Pictured below, you’ll see the two margs we decided to sip on….

Roister: Chicago, IL

Roister: to ”enjoy oneself or celebrate in a noisy or boisterous way.” Roister is a New American restaurant located in Fulton Market, a meatpacking turned urban district lined with trendy restaurants, chic boutiques, and stunning views of the Chicago skyline. As you step into Roister, you are greeted with a modern atmosphere; the restaurant is…

Temporis: Chicago, IL

  Temporis is a relatively new addition to the Chicago restaurant scene, opening its doors in January of 2017. This restaurant is a self-described “20 seat restaurant that focuses on one single evolving 8-10 course tasting menu featuring local ingredients and an in house hydroponic garden.” While having no say in what food you will…