After top-tier rankings in Zagat’s 2014 Chicago Restaurant Guide, and a highly-coveted star in this year’s Chicago Michelin Guide — Senza’s done it again! The results are in, and Senza has now made OpenTable‘s  just-released Top 100 Restaurants in America list — one of only 6 Chicago restaurants on this year’s list!   OpenTable determined the list ofContinue reading “SENZA BEST RESTAURANTS IN AMERICA LIST”


Scotland’s renowned Benromach Scotch plans a smack-down with Chicago’s polar vortex, offering-up the ultimate dude-centric, boys-night-out dinner. Thursday, February 6, Chef Isaac Weliver of farm-to-table hot spot Local Root (601 North Mc Clurg Court, Chicago) takes on Benromach’s challenge of a first-ever Scotch Pairing Dinner, creating a special carnivorous 4-course meal, including NY Strip Steak, Lamb skewers, and more…each matched with an appropriate Benromach Scotch. Throughout the $60-per-person,Continue reading “BENROMACH SCOTCH PAIRING DINNER”


Congratulations to client Senza on their star-ranking achievement to this year’s coveted Michelin Guide …one of only 25 Chicago restaurants to achieve this celebrated distinction.   Opened just 14-months, this Michelin Guide-newcomer continues to wow, with Executive Chef Noah Sandoval’s imaginative take on new American cuisine, combining both classic and modern techniques. Senza, 2873 North Broadway,Continue reading “SENZA AWARDED 2014 MICHELIN STAR”

Senza…on a Roll!

  Senza seems to be on a roll….and now on a biscuit and muffin too! Since opening last fall, Senza continues to wow the fine-dining scene, with Chef Noah Sandoval’s imaginative take on new American cuisine….all while remaining surprisingly 100% gluten-free. Now, Senza owners Susan McMillan and Amelia Fonti, both avid bakers, have launched a mornings-only, gluten-freeContinue reading “Senza…on a Roll!”

Senza Now Open, Exec Chef Noah Sandoval

Gentle rumblings have been making their way through Chicago recently, as top Chicago restaurant veteran Noah Sandoval (Schwa, Green Zebra, C-House, Takashi, Spring) quietly works behind-the-scenes of Senza, an intimate jewel box of a space recently opened at 2873 North Broadway.   In his role as Executive Chef of Senza, Sandoval, along with owners Susan McMillan and Amelia Fonti, presentsContinue reading “Senza Now Open, Exec Chef Noah Sandoval”

Renowned Fine Furnishings Show Opens

Join more than 60 top, one-of-a-kind furniture makers, designers, artisans and craftsmen from around the country as they head to Milwaukee’s architecturally renowned Harley-Davidson Museum this weekend for the Fine Furnishings Show. Now in its 7th year, the show has established itself as the preeminent source for heirloom-quality, hand-crafted furniture, accessories, art and more — all available for sale,Continue reading “Renowned Fine Furnishings Show Opens”