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You came at such a perfect time, we’re having a beautiful weather week! Warbler in Lincoln square (north of downtown) is a lovely neighborhood place and they always save seats for walk-ins, plus they just opened their patio :) Great food, easy vibe, and fantastic cocktails, I love the Robin which has both mezcal and Pilsner and is perfect. Whenever you go, I hope you have a wonderful time, it makes me so happy to see you and your mom traveling together and enjoying yourselves, and I’m sure the kids are just loving it.

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Apr 10Liked by Emma Straub

Ha ha! In your face, Barnes and Noble.

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Apr 10Liked by Emma Straub

I can't recommend any Chicago restaurants but came to share why you cry more during movies on airplanes: https://www.sciencefocus.com/the-human-body/why-do-i-always-cry-when-i-watch-films-on-a-plane

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fascinating!!

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B&N: Emma WHO? No idea

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Apr 9Liked by Emma Straub

Frasca or Spacca Napoli for amazing Italian and Same Same for Thai! All within 20 mins of Women and Children First :)

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Apr 10Liked by Emma Straub

You are welcome to eat dinner at my house!!! Your mother and I will talk about how wonderful it is being grandmothers and how your elementary school friend, Danielle, is my oldest daughter’s friend and how much we love our children and their friends! If you are interested please reply and I will leave my phone number with the wonderful people at the Book Cellar and then you can call me directly!

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Who is my friend Danielle? Tell me more!

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Update: Danielle has written to me! I do love that Danielle. We actually went to preschool together, and now our CHILDREN go to elementary school together!

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Apr 9Liked by Emma Straub

I always ADORE your newsletters. Thanks for them all! They always cheer me up! 🙂💕

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Apr 9Liked by Emma Straub

The Warbler is lovely, as is Pizza Lobo, Anteprima & of course, Jenni’s Ice Cream!

How cool that you were just down the street from me today!!!!wow!!

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Apr 9Liked by Emma Straub

OMG! This is the best!!

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Apr 9Liked by Emma Straub

Milkshakes and beer out of fun glasses – how delightful!

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Apr 9Liked by Emma Straub

Mon Ami Gabi (outside), Piccolo Sogno (garden), The Blue Door Kitchen and Garden

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Yup. That scene gets me every time! So romantic and that beautiful score :)

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It’s got something to do with high altitude. I always get overly emotional on a plane…

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Ehle/Firth 4 ever, AMEN.

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I love everything about this, especially your outfits ❤️

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