Articles by Elizabeth Gelman

LaBella Pasteria in Oak Park Review - A Hidden Gem

LaBella Pasteria in Oak Park Review - A Hidden Gem There are 100s of undiscovered gems in the Chicago area. This is one of them. Serving gourmet-style food at affordable, neighborhood prices, LaBella Pasteria is not to be missed

KINKY BOOTS REVIEW - KINKY BOOTS KICKS UP ITS FABULOUS HEELS IN CHICAGO

KINKY BOOTS REVIEW - KINKY BOOTS KICKS UP ITS FABULOUS HEELS IN CHICAGO Kinky Boots is wonderful with a terrific score by Lauper and has an extremely talented cast. Oh – and it has drag queens. Fantastic, funny, fabulous drag queens that lift the show up and light it on fire

BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON: A BLEEPING GOOD TIME - Bailiwick Theater Review

BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON: A BLEEPING GOOD TIME - Bailiwick Theater Review BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON takes the audience on a 90-minute wild ride through history. Kudos to the Bailiwick team for bringing the show to Chicago and giving the audience such a "bleep-ing" good time

Trademark Tavern Review - An Upscale Whimsical Dining Adventure

Trademark Tavern Review - An Upscale Whimsical Dining Adventure Trademark Tavern is turning out high quality, imaginative, reaonably-priced and hands-down delicious food with a great selection of beer, wine and spirits. Trademark Tavern, you may be my new favorite restaurant in DuPage County

Break4Health Review - A True Breakthrough in Fitness

Break4Health Review - A True Breakthrough in Fitness A tiny loop fitness studio is changing the way people in Chicago work out. Great for busy professionals, the whole process can be done in street clothes and takes about 15- 20 minutes a week

Cirque du Soleil Quidam Review - Magic in the Streets

Cirque du Soleil Quidam Review - Magic in the Streets Cirque du Soleil has once again artfully transformed a bland sporting arena (into its own unique magical world: Quidam

Cirque du Soleil's Quidam Review - Magic in the Streets

Cirque du Soleil's Quidam Review - Magic in the Streets Cirque du Soleil has once again artfully transformed a bland sporting arena (into its own unique magical world: Quidam

Cirque du Soleil's Quidam Review - Magic in the Streets

Cirque du Soleil's Quidam Review - Magic in the Streets

Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar Chicago Review - Evenings of Food and Wine

Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar Chicago Review - Evenings of Food and Wine A wonderful dining experience of food and wine, propelled into a special event by our server

The Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay Review - So Close Yet a World Away

The Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay Review - So Close Yet a World Away We took a trip through the northern regions of California and the Ritz-Carleton, Half Moon Bay was our last stop. Good planning on our part because this resort has ruined us for all other destinations. Luxurious accommodations, exemplary service, inspired cuisine – all in a spectacular setting

The Chicago Holiday Inn Mart Plaza Review - A Room With a View:

The Chicago Holiday Inn Mart Plaza Review - A Room With a View: The hotel is hidden away in plain sight. Across from the Merchandise Mart and next to the river, it appears to be another large corporate building until an elevator takes you up to the elegant hotel lobby on the 15th floor

Cirque Dreams: Illumination Review

Cirque Dreams: Illumination Review Cirque Dreams: Illumination uses an eclectic cast of specialized performers from around the world that include acrobats, tumblers, clowns, dancers and magicians. The best part of this wonderful show is that it has been designed around the unique talents of the performers

The Himalayan Restaurant Review - Authentic Nepali and Indian Food

The Himalayan Restaurant Review - Authentic Nepali and Indian Food My husband didn't think he liked Indian food. After our first course at the Himalayan Restaurant in Bloomingdale, he said, "I think I've been eating at the wrong restaurants. This is unbelievably good"

The Joffrey Ballet's Nutcracker Review - Classic Holiday Magic

The Joffrey Ballet's Nutcracker Review - Classic Holiday Magic All Nutcrackers are not created equal and one can't find a more magnificent spectacle or more beautifully danced production than the current offering at the Joffrey Ballet

The Capital Grille Restaurant Review - Steaks and Seafood with a Capital S

The Capital Grille Restaurant Review - Steaks and Seafood with a Capital S Think “relaxed elegance.” Think “down-to-earth élan.” Welcome to the Capital Grille

Wildfire Restaurant Review - Great Meat and More

Wildfire Restaurant Review - Great Meat and More Wildfire bills itself as a modern day 1940s dinner club and, between the décor and the soundtrack, it was easy to feel transported to a more relaxed time

UP Review - A Quiet and Moving Play

UP Review - A Quiet and Moving Play Carpenter’s play centers around Walter Griffin,a man who created a flying machine that took him up into the clouds 16 years before and who has spent the rest of his life trying to reach the same heights, both literally and figuratively

Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen Review - Fresh Quality Dining

Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen Review - Fresh Quality Dining The food is fresh, tasty and reasonably priced, served in a relaxed and inviting atmosphere. The service is top-notch, the menu is diverse, and the desserts are not to be missed

Sweet Baby Ray's Restaurant Review - Barbecue and So Much More!

Sweet Baby Ray's Restaurant Review - Barbecue and So Much More! I was happy to dine at Sweet Baby Ray’s Restaurant but I didn’t think I was going to be surprised. Well, it knocked my socks off! Not only is the barbecue great, the rest of the menu-especially the New Orleans inspired food-is excellent

The New Modern Wing Review - Art Institute of Chicago's Modern Work of Art

The New Modern Wing Review - Art Institute of Chicago's Modern Work of Art This is not your father’s Art Institute, but your dad will like Renzo Piano’s new Modern Wing at the Art Institute of Chicago too

Rock n Roll Review - Relating Music to Politics

Rock n Roll Review - Relating Music to Politics Rock n Roll weaves fact and fiction into 22 years of politics, passions, dreams and revolutions through a backdrop of rock music

Hot Time - Summer in the City Review

Hot Time - Summer in the City Review What better way to spend a summer day than exploring Downtown Chicago? One of the best places in the city for a wealth of family fun that doesn’t cost a fortune is Millennium Park, located on Michigan Avenue between Randolph St and Monroe St

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