Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Rock bar on its way to becoming a star?!

Angels & Kings owners Jonathan Daniel (from left), Bob McLynn and Pete Wentz. (Photo: 312 Dining Diva)

Angels & Kings had a sneak preview party last night, and 312 Dining Diva was in the house. Check out my recap here.

Also?! What's up with management not letting rock 'n' roll photographer Tyler Curtis from Dark Room Demons shoot Pete Wentz, Ashlee Simpson and other stars, but everyone and their mama were allowed to shoot with everything from iPhones to wide lenses?! WTF?!

Boom Shaka Laka Laka!


The Lakers suck, so while everyone in LA is gloomy over their big loss in the NBA Finals, it's sunny and cheery in Chicago:

It's time for a Flavor Explosion at WAVE, as the W Lakeshore restaurant offers guests a cool new way to enjoy the fireworks show at Navy Pier.
Executive Chef Kristine Subido combines her signature spicy panache with Garrett Popcorn and Häagen-Dazs to create sweet and savory summer snacks. Highlights include chicken liver pâté with Garrett’s CaramelCrisp® crunch for $5 or the "salty sweet" mix made with Garrett’s Mix and house-made spiced nuts for only $2. Check it out every Wednesday and Saturday on the patio with cocktails until 11pm.

Eno-Versity, the regular wine series at Eno, features Dusted Valley Vintners winemaker Corey Braunel, who will showcase his vino from the Walla Walla Valley in Washington state. Socialize and enjoy wine by the glass or flight, as well as complementing cheese and chocolate by the flight. 6-8pm. $25. celebrates 10 years with what should be a memorable event at Zed451. DJ Geronimo spins, U2 tribute band Elevation performs and a portion from the $20 cover benefits Imerman Angels. Party starts at 9pm. Revelers can keep it going at RiNo for the official after-party that's also the debut of A:M (After Midnight), the world's first premium caffeine cocktail. We cannot wait to try it in black raspberry!