4.22.2011

Jodee in Chicago.

Well, this is a little late -- but better late than never, right?

One of my best friends arrived in Chicago just in time for some of the most disgusting weather I have seen to date. Thanks for that, Chicago. Really. Jodee lives in SF so she's used to a little fog. But still -- we could have used some warmer weather. A north face & gloves? Unacceptable. My weather obsession is out of control.

The day after she left we had highs in the 80s. I wore a dress & flip flops. Figures...doesn't it?

 Are you seeing this fog? Gross.
 
Wednesday
My friend/neighbor Brandon drove me to the airport to get Jodee.
{Wish I had a car but neighbors/friends with cars are the next best thing}
Ordered deep dish from Lou Malnatis.
 Went to a bar with friends.


Thursday
Lunch at Hub 51
Cloud Gate aka The Bean
Michigan Avenue
Shopping on Armitage in Lincoln Park
A little lounging at the apartment
Dinner at Luxbar 




we are the only two people in the bean! amazing.

Friday
Massage with C
Lunch at Portillos with C
{Jodee really wanted a Chicago hot dog. I've been here 8 months and still haven't had one}
Dinner at Zocalo with C & Annie
Met up with a few friends at Gilt Bar


Loved having 2 of my bist girls together.
And no. That isn't a typo. Maybe I'll explain someday.
And of course -- they loved each other.

Me, Jodee, Annie & C

Saturday
Breakfast at Pierro Gourmet with C & Raj
{followed by dessert - a berry tart, strawberry pistachio tart & macaroons}
Shopping on Michigan Avenue
{yes. again.}
Time to go :(


'Twas a lovely weekend with one of my favorite girls.
It went by way too quickly.

13 comments:

  1. Oh how fun! That picture of the two of you in the bean is incredible, just the two of you? At what time did you girls go there?
    XO

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  2. I think it was mid day? It was SO gross out. There were other people walking around but once they turned the corner I snapped some pics.

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  3. That deep dish pizza looks delish!

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  4. It looks like y'all had a great time! Love the photos! I'm keeping my fingers crossed for a visit to Chicago this summer to visit family. Now I know where to go while I'm there!

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  5. Looks like you had a blast with your chicks! Oi really need to visit Chicago, and I dream of that deepbdish pizza!!

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  6. I like your hair at this length (it is longer than your About Me picture, right?) You look great!

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  7. Looks like you ladies had a fabulous time!

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  8. Stephanie,

    Yes, it's longer. I am either cutting it a little shorter or growing it out. I don't know what to do with it!

    Ugh. :)

    Danielle

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  9. OMG - all these photos are so fun! Looks like you had a great time :)

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  10. By bist...you don't happen to call each other Bisters do you? My best friend and I nicknamed each other this way back in high school. We shorten it to Bist all the time. Crazy if its meaning is the same:)

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  11. No...it's just best - but bist. If that even makes sense :)

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  12. Oh how I miss the pizza. And Portillo's is my all time favorite. I moved to Arizona in July of 2001 however I typically hit Portillo's at least twice while I'm home even if its a 2-day trip. The bean is fun! I have pics of my Dad and I there. I'll be back during 4th of July weekend to attend a friend's wedding, hit the Taste, and the museums. And of course, visit a bunch of friends and family.

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  13. I do not get why so many people love portillos! I don't eat hot dogs so I got a salad. Wasn't a fan.

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