You Play Too Much, In Warren County!

“Again with the Kings Island!” my staff said in unison. “Dude, what’s your problem?” My “problem” – and it’s a good one to have – is that I love Kings Island Amusement Park and all the fun places and things surrounding it in Warren County, which is called “Ohio’s Largest Playground.” I first wrote about Read More …

Love Cork Screw: Wine For The Whimsical

An Event Within A Bottle   “Give me coffee for the things I can change and wine for those that I can’t.” I lifted this from a social media posting a few weeks back and my goodness, it just resonates with life so well! With wine being a male-dominated industry but a female’s social and Read More …

N’DULGE: Eat.Drink.Mingle.: Pop-Up Brunch with Chef Julius Russell on New Year’s Day!

You hear Bubbly Bar and exquisite eats, but what do you have when there are sparkling cocktails done four ways and a six-course mid-morning meal? It’s a Holiday Brunch Experience with Chef Julius! So, don’t even think about rambling through your kitchen to prepare a luscious breakfast that follows your New Year’s Eve Soiree. There’s Read More …

N’DULGE: Chef Julius Russell’s Thanksgiving Dinner Menu

[dropcap]Get ready to salivate![/dropcap]   The menu below is for pickup & delivery service.  In-home, private chef services are available upon request. Call us for a free menu planning consultation – 312-326-1948. COMPLETE THANKSGIVING DINNER FOR 10 | * 450.00 * Choice of oven-ready organic turkey (fried, jerk, herb roasted, maple & bourbon glazed or cajun Read More …

Elaborate Vegas Performances Showcase MJ, Motown and Mystery

[dropcap]Las[/dropcap] Vegas – It’s almost my 50th trip – yes 50th trip, but I DO travel to other places – to Las Vegas, the Peter Pan capital of the civilized world. Anticipation still reigns after all these years and buffets and loyalty cards and long lines, what with this ersatz city’s uncanny ability to reinvent Read More …

Chef Julius Russell Pop-Up Restaurant | International Sunday Dinner

O-M-G! When I tell you that Chef Julius Russell and his staff serve you the finest in foods and wine, I mean just that. Saturday, August 31st, an intimate group was invited to another one of his pop-up restaurants. We gathered at the Centered Chef in the West Loop, where singles paid $85 and couples Read More …

The Cave of Mounds: Go Get Lost In A Cave!

Chances are you’ve visited the Wisconsin Dells a time or two…and spent little to no time looking at the splendor of nature’s wonders around you – probably whiling the time away instead of adventuring in the waterparks of the Kalahari and Mt. Olympus, or visiting attractions like The Upside Down House, or seeing how many Read More …

Donley’s Wild West Town: A World Away, Close To Home

  So I’m telling Mike Donley in frustration that I didn’t make it until 2 p.m. to his Donley’s Wild West Town with my party of 12 when we were supposed to be there at 10 a.m. because traffic was murder getting out of Chicago and my GPS insisted on steering me the wrong way Read More …

Juicing Craze: What You Should Know Before You Start

Juicing Icon Offers 5 Tips for Beginners and Veterans Alike; Happiness & Well-Being a Key Ingredient It’s no longer just celebrities, world-class athletes and alternative-lifestyle hippies turning to green smoothies and freshly juiced vegetable and fruits for improved health, says nutritionist and juicing pioneer Cherie Calbom, MS. (“The Juice Lady”). “People from all walks of Read More …