Tag Archives: Four Seasons


A Holiday Season Dinner at Allium

Several years ago there was a trend for high-end hotels (Ritz, Four Seasons, and the like) to convert their high-end restaurants to something more casual. Some of the conversions were successful, some not so much. […]

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Allium, Four Seasons Hotel, Chicago, November 2014

Our last visit to Allium was for a 4th of July lunch earlier this year. Valeria and I enjoyed it a lot, so when our friend, Ronie, arrived in town from California, we decided that we […]

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Allium, Chicago, July 4, 2014

Friends and regular readers know that, when I go out for dinner, I tend to frequent pretty high-end places – one or more Michelin stars or some other very strong recommendation. This is not because […]

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