Friday, February 8, 2013

Blackbird's Donnie Madia Sounds Off On His Favorite Things In GQ's '10 Essentials'

Donnie Madia via GQ.

The dapper Donnie Madia—one of the principals at One Off Hospitality (avec, Big Star, Blackbird, Publican, Publican Quality Meats, Violet Hour)—gets a bit of shine in GQ's 10 Essentials feature.

His favorite spots for "date night" with his wife, Estelle: Saigon Sisters, Riccardo Trattoria and the late Great Lake pizza.

Spice Up Your Valentine's Day With These Fab Dining & Drinking Recs Around Town


There's no need to feel pressure about where to go on Valentine's Day. I've gathered some great choices, from a number of chocolatey goodness from the Frontera Grill restaurants to Hearty's dual celebration of Fat Tuesday and Valentine's Day.

Enjoy it!