Entries Tagged as 'charlie'

My Dad’s First Visit to Wrigley Field

July 14th, 2014 · 1 Comment


A while back a guy in my office emailled everyone in Chicago about some almost free Cubs tickets that were available. Many people in our office travel and have a Starwood Preferred Guest account and they were having a promo offering Cubs-Braves bleacher tickets for a prime “platinum” weekend game this past weekend. The face value of each ticket was $67 but if you used a few of your SPG points, you could get these tickets for about $1 each!. I jumped on it and got the max 4 tickets that I could get. I thought it would be fun to take my dad, since he’d never been to Wrigley Field, and maybe my brother and Amanda or one of the kids. My brother has been to the park twice (first time, second time), but the others haven’t. Anyway, my brother and his family were camping, so Paul and Kate came, but my dad was free so he got to go to Wrigley Field for the first time.


The bleachers were not too rowdy, like they can sometimes be, which was good. I also saw and visited with some other friends from work who hopped on the deal like I did – Chris, Charlie, Waleed. I heard Geoff was there too, but I didn’t see him. We drank a few Shock Top beers, ate a bunch of peanuts, had some hot dogs. The game had a lot of runs and was exciting, even though the Cubs lost. Still a great time!

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Chicago Q

January 24th, 2013 · No Comments




One night some coworkers and I went to Maison for happy hour. Afterwards, I went to dinner at Chicago Q with some of my old iOS team, Charlie, Ty and Chris. And Josh! It was kind of fancy inside, but then again it was downtown. I thought the food was pretty good. I got the pulled meat – chicken and pork – with coleslaw. The coleslaw serving was kind of overwhelming, like a half of the whole plate, but otherwise I liked my meal a lot.

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Wildberry Pancakes & Cafe

December 13th, 2012 · 2 Comments


Freshly Ground Black Angus Burger Topped with Creamy Havarti Cheese, Applewood Smoked Bacon, Caramelized Red Onion Marmalade on an Artisan Pretzel Bun.

Intelligentsia Pour Over


These photos are from a team lunch I had a few months back at Wildberry, which has become a go-to spot for work lunches. They have a great all-day breakfast menu, but also great burgers, sandwiches and salads.

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