Chicago – the Beautiful Windy City

Sandy Hibbard, CEO Lyric Marketing and Design

I had the opportunity to visit Chicago recently on a business trip.  Not only did I have the privilege to work with a new client  – Greener Pastures Group – but I also got in a little sightseeing, food and wine,  and yes, Chicago Blues!  Yes, it was a working trip but when the laptops closed I experienced some of the best food I have had in a long time.  The city is so clean with art everywhere, I can’t wait to go back and catch one of their “Chicago Broadway” shows!

Our group dined at Shula’s (Hall of Fame football coach Don Shula and his chain of steak houses). Most everyone had a steak of course, but there was Lobster to be found among us!  The lobster wasn’t mine, but it was huge and I hear it was delicious! And the dessert…?  Well, what do you think?!

My favorite evening was at Trattoria No. 10 – a fine Italian Restaurant.  I was treated with the best Asparagus Ravioli ever, Prosciutto and Melon, and a Caesar Salad that rivals Stephen Pyles back in Dallas.

Then to top off the evening, some great, down home Chicago Blues with Demetria Taylor.  (I took home her CD and have NOT been disappointed!)

Here is a peek of the great North area of downtown that runs along the river –

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

Overall – 2 thumbs up for Chicago and the Westin Chicago River North Hotel – a wonderful experience!

Happy and safe travels! Love and Peace –
Sandy

PS – I wrote a short poem about traveling on the flight up to Chicago, check it out and let me know what you think.  You will find it here on Saturdaysoul.com.

2 thoughts on “Chicago – the Beautiful Windy City

  1. I love visiting Chicago…it really is my kind of town. My last visit was during their tulip time with every square inch of soil on Miracle Mile ablaze with colorful tulips.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s