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Kicking Off Chicago Restaurant Week 2019

The popular eating event in town, Chicago Restaurant Week, has just kicked off this year’s festivities at the Field Museum on January 24 with a First Bites Bash. Although the temperature was frigid outside, thousands of guests braved the polar vortex to gather inside to wine and dine with Chicago’s finest restaurants. From Asian Bao-Mee (like Vietnamese bánh mì but …

Elegant Nuptials at The Gwen – Devina + Joel

Devina and Joel hosted their elegant nuptials at The Gwen, a Luxury Collection in downtown Chicago. Their wedding was a true international affair, bringing together family from all over the world. Close to 50 of Devina’s family members flew in from Indonesia, while Joel’s family came from South America. As you can imagine there was a good bit of language difference, …

Jewish Wedding at Maggiano’s Little Italy Chicago River North – Rachel + Dan

How beautiful is this classic Chicago wedding?! This sweet couple was such a blast to photograph at their Jewish wedding at Maggiano’s River North. Their smiles reflected love and excitement they just couldn’t contain. Rachel and Dan have the most complimentary jobs I can think of: Rachel works as an art teacher for young children, while Dan is a pediatric …

Intimate wedding at The Bristol in Bucktown – Rashawn + Joseph

Rashawn and Joseph had a sweetly intimate, day wedding with a small gathering of friends and family. The couple got ready together in their cozy apartment in Hyde Park the morning before they tied the knot.  After a light breakfast together, they headed to their wedding venue, a rustic gastropub in Bucktown called The Bristol.  When they arrived, a roomful of …

Wedding Nuptial at Hotel Allegro & Prairie Productions – Alyssa + Jason

This Hotel Allegro and Prairie Productions wedding blends together a perfect mix of vintage and modern. Alyssa and Jason’s wedding festivities took place on a very muggy day in mid-June. Thank goodness for hotel air condition, which made the preparations enjoyable – especially with so many good friends and close family in attendance! The portraits of the bride getting ready …

Chicago North Shore Wedding at Viper Alley – Brit + Taylor

Brit and Taylor grew up in neighboring towns, went to the same high school and the same college. Somehow, they never met until years later. They were finally introduced to each other four years ago by a mutual friend after Taylor spotted Brit in her friend’s photo and, intrigued, asked about her. Before long, the two were happily dating. Brit proposed to …