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While we love a good fireside sipper, we don't know anyone in this town who's not ready for a refreshing warm-weather cocktail...whether or not it includes a kitschy mini-umbrella. And, while April showers bring May flowers, there are also some floral-inspired cocktails popping up, too.
But don't worry — these floral accents are subtle and come from ingredients like lavender-infused syrup, hibiscus-flavored spirits, and yes, even the petals themselves. And while you can't get these flower concoctions delivered, you can order 'em at one of these six popular Chicago restaurants. So, click through and pick your favorite.
After 10 years of friendship — many of them spent working together at the same magazine — design director Thomas Alberty finally asked out photo editor Jolanta Bielat when he switched jobs. Not long after, he asked another question (this time with a ring involved), and the engaged couple set the date of August 3, 2013, read
With the arrival of July, and its lethargy-inducing temperatures, summer is officially here. July is the Saturday of the year — it is the only month when school is out for everyone (pity those kids who have to return in August), and, as a Western society, we have collectively decided to dial it back a little. Relish read