Two guys named “Dave” and “Jim” may relate, and Tim pulled them up on stage. As Dave, Chappelle lit up the display screen, so impressing ABC executives that they commissioned a show about Dave and Jim called Buddies. It debuted in 1996, with some changes — notably Breuer was gone, changed by Christopher Gartin as “John.” Only five episodes of Buddies aired before it was canceled, but primetime network TV publicity certainly did not hurt Chappelle’s career. Baby Boomers have been spending essentially the most annually on a per-family foundation, but as more Millennials turn into householders and scoop up affordable fixer-uppers, they’ll doubtless surpass the house improvement spend of their mother and father’ generation. And while the typical Millennial purchaser may not have the assets to renovate the complete house without delay, many will tackle massive initiatives in chunk-size items — doing slightly extra each year. Not only are … Read More
The international restaurant guide announced its stars for the Windy City on April 29. In the midst of unprecedented dining room closures around the country, Michelin added two two-star restaurants to its list. A two-star restaurant is defined by the guide as “excellent cooking that is worth a detour.” The price tag is routinely hundreds of dollars per person.
One of the new two-star entries is Ever from noted chef Curtis Duffy and Michael Muser, where the eight-to-10-course tasting menu goes for $285. (Muser moved the team’s ghost kitchen Rêve Burgers out of the restaurant so as not to contaminate the elegant dining room with griddling-patty odors.)
Also added was Moody Tongue, which specializes in fine dining and beer pairings. “Moody Tongue is such a unique venture as a
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Last month, I took a spontaneous trip to Chicago and Boston. I didn’t have a good reason — except it had been five months since my last trip and I felt I could do it safely. But most of all, I had more than $763 in travel and dining credits from my rewards cards burning a hole in my pocket. Instead of spending them at the In-N-Out drive-thru for a burger, I could be eating my way through the best restaurants in Chicago.
At that point, I didn’t know when I’d be traveling abroad again, so putting the up to $300 resort credit from my Hilton Honors American Express Aspire Card to use for a stay