Chicago Photo Diary

Tuesday, July 30, 2013


Super short trip to Chi-town with my loves exploring the city's best sites, eats, and nightlife. 72 hours is not nearly enough time to take it all in but enough for me to know that I’ll DEFINITELY be back for more….ahhhhh this windy city has certainly swept me off my feet <3
  
Exploring Millenium Park with the infamous Crown Fountains (above) and Cloud Gate (below)
The kaleidoscopic view from beneath "the bean"
A brisk walk through Lurie garden...so lush and romantic!.
Starting the day off with some ramen...
An AMAZING meal at Girl and the Goat...opens at 5pm and had a line nearly out the door by 4:30
Tune in THIS FRIDAY for another Food Porn edition from what locals deem the BEST concept to come out of Chicago since deep dish pizza!
Open air classical concert at Jay Pritzker Pavilion...stunning architecture by Frank Gehry
Enjoying some down time in the park...
Jun Kaneko Exhibition of ceramic sculptures in Millenium Park...every corner another photo op! Love this artsy city full of vibrant color and life!
The rotating photos at Crown Fountains feature images of Chicago locals...one minute she's smiling, another she's not! So kitschy, so cool!
Sandal season showing off my new Pink-and-Pepper kicks!
Incredible skyscrapers lining both sides of the Chicago River...
The city beneath the city...Can you believe we were lost underground for over an hour before finding our way to the top??? Sheesh! That ish CRAY foreals!...Such tourists! hahahah
With my sis at Mercer One thirteen lounge...
Shopping in Old Town...reminds me a bit of Colorado St. in Pasadena, super quaint and cute!
Lou Malnati's deep dish specialties! Is it just me or is that name subliminal for something else...Things that make you go Hmmmmmmm
Enjoying a coveted seat at Graham Elliot's 2-Michelin star restaurant in North side of town...$165 Chef's tasting menu to be featured on Food Porn Friday- you WON'T wanna miss it!
Fig newton Foie Gras! Oman us Californians sure do miss this melt-in-yo-mouth delicacy since it was banned! Booooohooooooo :(
The last dessert of a 20-course meal...Death-by-Chocolate! Stunning presentation!
The city's architecture is just out of this world! At dusk, the skyline is bathed in this incredible glowing light...like a dream!
Our super-chic hotel, Hyatt Regency Chicago on Magnificent Mile Row...such vibrant spatial design with an open floor plan. From my days designing Hyatt Regencies, this one's truly a stunna!

CONGRATULATIONS to my darling RebaDEB for amazing Farmer's Insurance success!

To the besty who KILLS it year after year and rises to the TOP of championship status...
THANK YOU for my freebie trip love :D
Can't wait to come back with the rest of the posse to EAT our way through Chicago!
Until then....Love you booboo!!!! Xoxo!

Thanks for reading dolls!

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6 comments

  1. So glad you loved Chicago! I must say, calling it home is pretty great - minus the winters! Hope you'll come back and visit soon!

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  2. I've never been there, but I would love to visit someday! It looks like a wonderful place. Gorgeous pictures - as always, you look beautiful.
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  3. I love your pictures! You have such a lovely blog and your blazer is amazing dear! xx Pip


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  4. Looks like you had a fun time
    in Chicago c: I want to see
    myself from The 'Bean' :D
    That chocolate dessert has
    indeed a stunning presentation!
    Xx

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  5. What a breathtaking trip! I am looking forward to this Friday's FPF!

    xx, Julie
    OBSESSED

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