Theater Editor & Writer, Chicago Sun-Times’

Centerstage is Chicago’s original city guide. Launched before Yelp and a plethora of mobile apps became the way for people to navigate Chicago, was the most Google-able site for reliable information on local venues. I worked with Centerstage from September 2007–March 2009. I began working with as a venue writer and freelance theater […]

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES: Gunner’s in Wicker Park

At this self-proclaimed “grown-up bar,” Eric Palm, who worked at The Matchbox for 14 years, and his brother Dan Palm, who put in seven-plus years at Silver Palm, decided to go out on their own. The result is a swank Wicker Park joint covered in lots of wood and lined on the ceiling with tin. […]

Turks Know Yogurt

Turkey is the birthplace of yogurt, and Turks are the yogurt experts, especially at Berry Moon, a Lincoln Park fro-yo joint. Turkish owners and yogurt fanatics Tayfur Arsu, Akif Keskin and Aziz Kork know delicious low-fat, high-quality yogurt. Click here to read my review of Berry Moon. Tweet