Morgan Olsen

Morgan Olsen

editor / writer

RedEye Eat & Drink, Lifestyles editor. Lover of vanilla cake, tiny things, dachshunds and hip-hop everything.

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Chicago Tribune

Where Chicago chefs do date night

We enlisted the help of Chicago chefs to breathe new life into your next night out. From restaurant recommendations to can’t-miss happy hour deals, here's where the pros go.

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Chicago Tribune

100-plus Chicago patios and rooftops for summer dining and drinking

When it comes to dining and drinking in Chicago, there are really only two seasons: indoor and outdoor. With the weather finally beginning to turn in favor of alfresco seating, it's time to enjoy the myriad patios, rooftops and courtyards around town.

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Chicago Tribune

Lollapalooza liquor gardening: fact or fiction?

It may sound like an urban legend: Music festival-goers bury bottles of booze in Chicago parks, plot a GPS location for the goods and uncover them days later when the festival comes alive.

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Chicago Tribune

Julia Pham dishes on Relish Underground Dining

A little more than two years ago, Julia Pham had a dream that she was serving dinner to complete strangers in her apartment.