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Human Rights Watch Film Festival Chicago

Human Rights Watch is widely recognized for their in-depth investigations, informed policy recommendations, and ability to generate intense pressure to confront human rights abusers and defend basic...
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Chicago's "Aspire Coffee" w/ a cause

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy a couple weeks ago a friend of this blog turned me on to chicago’s new “aspire coffee” and I am absolutely hooked!  The taste...
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Glee Cast Loves Chicago Food!

The city of Chicago, especially the guests at my spot, Sunda, was all up in arms last night as the cast of Glee paid us a visit & dined late night. The cast were all super nice, approachable, generous and...
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Kisses from Conan in Chicago!

If follow me on twitter you saw all my pics last night from the chicago theatre “pit” where I was just feet from the stage where conan o’brien was performing live! This pic of him licking labamba’s...
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Bin Donated…

I love creative, helpful, simple and super effective ideas that Chicagoans come up with everyday that continually make chicago the best city in the world- and I’m psyched today to highlight one that an old...
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CANstruction for Greater Chicago Food Depository

For years I have been a judge at a really unique mash up of uber creative architecture & philanthropy called "canstruction!" competing teams led by great chicago architects & designers build...
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my asian pacific american heritage awards belong to you

(((Updated May 18th : Here's a pic of me and Governor Pat Quinn and Illinois State Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias from the Asian Pacific American Heritage month celebration at Sunda last night.  I also just...
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Nightwalk 2010 Chicago School of the Art Institute

If you haven’t been to the Modern Wing at The Art Institute of Chicago, here’s an excellent opportunity to do so while taking in cutting-edge fashion at “nightwalk 2010!”  This late night fashion...
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Man & Woman of the Year!

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society has come up with one of the most amazing fundraising concepts I’ve heard about in a long time! It’s called “Man and Woman of the Year” and this is how it goes….....
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My Role on "Nightmare on Elm Street"

If you remember from my video on set of “sin bin” the movie that just filmed here in chicago (btw, great wrap party this wknd at rockit Wrigley cast & crew!), I love playing a small role when tv...