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best chicago breakfast brunch

CHICAGO | Enjoying a leisurely brunch is one of our favorite ways to spend time on the weekends in Chicago. People are always asking us where we think Chicago’s best breakfast and brunch is so we thought it was time we shared our thoughts. Although it is tough to narrow

hutch lakeview

CHICAGO | It is rare to find a restaurant solely serving brunch and happy hour, however, Hutch Bistro and its sister venue Hutch Café have this concept down to a science. Hutch Bistro opened in Lakeview in 2013, followed by Hutch Café opening in 2016 in River North. The menu

beatrix river north

CHICAGO | Beatrix is open just about any time of day in River North serving up breakfast, lunch, dinner, and drinks to Chicago. It’s a favourite spot of ours for an early morning take away coffee and pastry on the way to work, and offers a menu that’s about ‘taste

poor house brewing company north park

SAN DIEGO | Poor House Brewing Company is a North Park brewery that does things a little different than its neighbours. Rather than feeling like a space that’s been set up inside a section of a brewery in a warehouse, the taproom here actually feels like a small neighbourhood bar.

florent restaurant lounge gaslamp

SAN DIEGO | Florent Restaurant & Lounge is a bar in Gaslamp that’s perfect for those looking to watch some live sports or enjoy some live music. There are lots of screens dotted throughout the bar, meaning you’ve got a pretty good view no matter where you are in the

au cheval west loop

CHICAGO | Au Cheval is modern diner-style bar that’s become a national hit for good reasons. With refined diner food, a focus on amazing eggs, quality burgers and an extensive draught beer list, this eatery has a multitude of options for guests to try. Au Cheval has a variety of

stone brewing world bistro & gardens liberty station point loma

SAN DIEGO | Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens – Liberty Station is the Point Loma outpost of Stone Brewing, one the the most well known US craft beer brewers. Located in a former Naval Training station, the Liberty Station taproom encompasses more than 23,500 square feet of indoor and

safehouse chicago river north

CHICAGO | After a long awaited approval from mission control, fans of Milwaukee’s spy themed restaurant The SafeHouse can now take refuge at the Second City location at 60 East Ontario. We were lucky enough to be invited to the sneak preview of SafeHouse Chicago before doors were opened to

hopping pig gaslamp

SAN DIEGO | The Hopping Pig is a Gaslamp gastropub with a focus on small batch craft beer featuring 32 rotating taps of mostly West Coast breweries, along with craft breweries around the world. It’s a smallish venue with a welcoming atmosphere and well located screens showing live sports. There

lime tequila bar gaslamp

SAN DIEGO | The Lime is a tequila bar in San Diego’s Gaslamp quarter that stocks over 100 tequilas and serves over 30 variations of margaritas. The small venue doesn’t look like much, but if you’re looking to get an appreciation for tequila, and learn more about the oft-misunderstood spirit, it’s got what