The Hilton’s First Rose Hotel

The Tapestry Collection by Hilton’s latest offering debuted last night with DJs, a ribbon cutting, deconstructed cake stations and more cotton candy than I’ve ever seen at a launch event. Beverage partners include Wild Onion, Penrose, Off Color and Three Floyds. All praises due to Windy City Distribution. The wholesaler with arguably the best collection…

Sundays at Camp Dawson

The unassuming corner patio of The Dawson at Grand & Halsted is massive when you peek over it’s wooden fence. On Sundays it becomes Camp Dawson, a playground where gimlets are served in a giant Hendricks Gin thermos. The concept of Chicago’s identity as a city in a garden is best exemplified in a space…

Ravinia Reveal

The revamped Tree Top is third restaurant in what is easily the Chicagoland’s most compelling music venue. Levy Restaurants has partnered with the Ravina Fesitival for menus that range from lawn and tent catering to all-inclusive private party packages. In most cases Lawn Bar, Tree Top and Park View dining areas will be open before…