O’Donnell splits her time between Chicago and New York but visits
For fine dining, O’Donnell opts for Girl & The Goat in the West
"My fiancee looks up in the (Zagat guide) where they rate restaurants and makes decisions based on that," O'Donnell told me in December.
Another popular destination for "Rosie" guests — and pretty much any celeb visiting Chicago these days — is Paris Club in the River North neighborhood. It's where "Rosie" guests McCarthy,
Where do O'Donnell's guests stay in the city? Many guests, including McCarthy and
O’Donnell, obviously, hasn’t yet attracted the same level of stars as Winfrey. And her dinner with
"(L)oved dinner at table 52," O'Donnell tweeted to Table Fifty-Two chef (and Winfrey's former personal chef)
Rosie, like Oprah, seems to have developed a taste for Smith. The chef, who recently opened Joanne Trattoria in New York with
"Rosie is part of the Harpo family," Smith said by email. "Families share what they love."
Heads up: Wu-Tang Clan rapper
On the record: "I've never been a Thug or a Hustla. Never spent (a lot) of time in the ghetto. But Best Believe— There is not a Drop of P**** in my Blood." - Northwestern rap star Chet Haze, via Twitter. For more Haze tweets, check out "The Collected Wisdom of Chet Haze" by Gawker.com.
Help wanted: Do you think it's a bad idea to find love on a reality TV show? Well, then you might be what the production company behind
dined at Sushisamba Rio Sunday. ...
Poncho De Anda
, co-host of
's "Despierta America," had breakfast at Eleaven Food Company in River North Saturday.