Seen on the Scene

February 2012

2 years
ago

Weekend Photos: Academy Awards Viewing Party at ZED451

There were no tuxes or sparkly dresses last night at ZED451 but there were plenty of Oscars handed out for $12 apiece—Oscar cocktails, that is (bourbon, muddled oranges and cranberries, simple syrup) at an Academy Awards viewing party in the River North restaurant and lounge…

3 years
ago

Weekend Photos: Barcito at Tavernita

Ryan Poli, a pig leg, and a chic crowd: all things we spotted Saturday night at Barcito, the pintxos bar that opened January 23 inside River North’s newest Spanish restaurant, Tavernita…

3 years
ago

Nightlife Photos: Trenchermen Pop-Up at Logan Square Kitchen

Their upcoming Wicker Park venture, Trenchermen (40 percent bar, 60 percent restaurant—at least according to the seat allocation), is on target for a late March opening in the old Spring space. But brothers and chefs Michael (Blackbird) and Patrick Sheerin (Signature Room at the 95th) aren’t holed up testing recipes under top-secret lockdown until then…

3 years
ago

Weekend Photos: Super Bowl XLVI at The Ogden

A mostly dispassionate crowd—Bears fans to the core, we presume—kept one eye on the game last night at The Ogden (1659 W. Ogden Ave.; 312-226-1888) as the Giants beat the Patriots, 21–17…