Dinner: Jalapeño Homies, Dime Piece pizza, and Josh pizza from Happy Camper. 1209 N. Wells St., 312-344-1634
Lunch: Toasted almond and garlic spread, grilled octopus, and the Savory Hunter cocktail from Ema. 74 W. Illinois St., 312-527-5586
Weekend brunch: Weekend brunch buffet at Smack Shack. 326 N. Morgan St., 312-973-1336
Healthy eats: Carrot, apple, and gingersnap juice and mushroom and quinoa burger from Beatrix. Multiple locations.
Retail therapy:Una Mae’s, Madewell, and Akira. 1528 N. Milwaukee Ave. #1, 773-276-7002; 932 N. Rush St., 312-337-3815; Multiple locations
Inspiration: Grab some coffee and walk around outside Logan Square and check out the wall art.
Most photographable restaurant interiors:Allis at Soho House, Antique Taco, and Summer House Santa Monica. 113-125 N. Green St., 312-521-8000; 1360 N. Milwaukee Ave., 773-687-8697; 1954 N. Halsted St., 773-634-4100
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7 AM: Wake-up and get a Your Nutty Uncle smoothie from Real Good Juice. 1647 N. Wells St., 312-846-1897 9 AM: Answer emails while watching Live with Kelly. 10:30 AM: Phone calls for upcoming projects. 12 PM: Lunch at nearby favorite restaurant, Nico Osteria. 1015 N. Rush St., 312-994-7100 3 PM: Photoshoots/editing for food and beverage clients. 5 PM: Happy hour cocktails at Big Star. 1531 N. Damen Ave., 773-235-4039 7 PM: Attend event/hang with friends at Happy Camper for drinks and pizza, because it’s my favorite neighborhood spot. 1209 N. Wells St., 312-344-1634 9 PM: Prep for the next day by setting up props and making shot lists while sipping on some tea from Cocoa + Co. 1651 N. Wells St., 312-624-8540