Billy and Andy cover various elements of dining and nightlife experiences including ::
1.) Visiting restaurants for an “elevated entertainment experience” …to be part of a community
2.) Why are restaurants so noisy
3.) Changing restaurant trends due to the recession
4.) Where Chicago stands in the US and the World as a “restaurant city”
5.) Can people really work their way up from the bottom to the top in a restaurant career
6.) The restaurant industry’s affect on local jobs
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The Wieners Circle has been one of my fav go to places to enjoy w/ friends (like me & Jude Law above) since I was in 5th grade! Born & raised 3blks away, I remember walking w/my fam or friends once a week to rent VHS tapes next door, and I always got a cheddar cheese fry & chardog to go! Back then they didn’t scream obnoxious profanities at customers who love it like they do now, but their food hasn’t changed a bit and is still the best! That killer combo of great food & entertainment (or abuse) is probably why they just landed their own reality TV show that premieres tonight on Tru TV at 9 p.m.! Support & watch it!
If you have no idea what I’m talking about, imagine drunken customers jamming into a lil late night joint immediately getting bombarded with screaming insults until they verbally fight back causing complete chaos with only food & money flying over a counter to separate the two obnoxiously inappropriate battling sides! Word on the street is that the crazy counter workers on the show will make the customers play hilarious games and perform wild physical challenges — all for a chance to get a delish meal for free… all I know is if someone gets the ”Chocolate Milkshake” ..well, I’ll let that be one of the many surprises for all you new folks…
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If you follow me on twitter & facebook, you saw that last Saturday night a woman at rockit seriously asked me if I could help find her a good guy, as she put it, that’s “nice, ambitious, honest, funny… & will grab my ass & spank me.” well, as crazy or funny as this sounds, both men & women, of all ages & backgrounds, are constantly asking me for help to find the right match for them… My answer? Why me!?
I’m kidding, kind of. I usually offer suggestions that force them to look in areas they would never imagine, being open & positive toward new conversation & experiences that may be a possibility in those new creative circumstances, and just to enjoy all that may come along with it without expecting anything to become your final desired outcome. See, again, why me!?
Feeling completely unqualified, I decided to have my friends at vh1′s “tough love” bring their hit matchmaking show to cast here for ya! this Saturday (1/8) from 11am-5pm at Rockit (22 w hubbard), the casting directors and master matchmakers are gonna be here for you to see who all is up for the challenge of figuring out what they’re doing wrong and teach them how to find mr. right… For more info, click here!
I was randomly talking to my agent from Grossman & Jack, Lindsay Glickstein, and she mentioned to me that her talent Jeff Schroeder (check out this video of us in the kitchen at Rockit Wrigley) of the 7-time Emmy winning show “The Amazing Race” is out doing a new show “Around the World“… reminded me that the same people who produced the amazing race asked me to help out for their new show called “focus rally america.” The show is a interactive cross-country road rally, and they are looking for digital savvy people who love adventure! teams will compete for cash, prizes, and new 2012 ford focus vehicles- competition will be fierce and contestants will need to rely on the help of their friends, fans and followers. If you’re interested in being on the show- come to the casting call this Thursday at Rockit Wrigley from 9p-midnight! For more info, visit: www.focusrally.com!
join kiss fm, time out magazine, vh1 & the rockit ranch crew for a crazy kickoff to tonight’s blackhawks game six of the Stanley cup finals!!!!!!!! “You’re Cut Off” premieres tonight on VH1 taking 9 self proclaimed “princesses” who have lived nothing short of blessed lives and simply cuts them off. No money, no pricey belongings, no swanky living accommodations… and makes them work like hard working chicagoans like the shows host, my long time chicagoan buddy laura baron! (clip above hilarious!)
laura, who’s been featured on NBC, CNN, Extra and quite a few others, is teaching these young ladies how to grow up, take responsibility and live outside their perfect bubbles of decadence. A true Chicagoan, Laura chose her hometown to celebrate the premiere of the show at her hometown fav Rockit Bar and Grill tonight from 6-9pm…. And we are psyched to kick off this crazy victorious chicago night with her and the vh1, timeout, kiss fm crew & you!!!!!!!
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