Monday, March 2, 2009

What they're saying on Facebook . . .

Charles Joly, mixologist for The Drawing Room

Phillip Foss (Executive Chef/Lockwood): "Making plans for Kuma's Corner after work to try the burger I've been hearing so much about."

Charles Joly (Mixologist/The Drawing Room): "Gearing up for week 2 of Restaurant Week- extended by popular demand."

Socca Lakeview: "Featuring $25 3 Course Personal Prix Fixe Dinners Sunday through Tuesday Nights!"

Chicago Chef Week extended . . .

Phillip Foss of Lockwood (Photo: Lockwood Restaurant)

Here's something certain to warm you up today:

Chicago Chef Week, which was supposed to end Feb. 27, has been extended till the end of this week.

More than 15 participants, including Mado, Province and Lockwood, offer three-course, prix-fixe $32 (dinner) and $22 (lunch) deals.

Get all the details here.

Ne-Yo showed up!

R&B superstar Ne-Yo at Outfit's party at Lumen Friday. (Photo: Lumen)

You never know if these celebrities will actually show up to their "official" after-parties, but this just dropped in the mailbag:

"At the official after-party for the concert, Ne-Yo came in (Lumen) to guest host, hung out with fans and did an impromptu performance of his hit billboard song 'Closer.'"