by Ms. Jessica Tessendorf
LUSH lingo leaving you a little bamboozled? Let’s get straight to the facts. An honest to
goodness list of everything your neighborhood LUSH can provide just for you.
1. FREE booze! If the lights are blinking, you’re drinking. 12-10, 7 days a week. Anything
we have opened is fair game.
2. FREE Scheduled tastings. 2-5 each and every Sunday afternoon. Check out the website
or call your local shop to see what the weekly theme is. Not a wine fan? 25% of our
scheduled tastings are either beer or spirits. We provide the topic, the booze, and some
tasting notes, you provide your face.
3. Personalized tastings. Pick a topic, or don’t. Have it blind, or not. Have some snacks
to pair, or drink your food. Set a date with Ms. Carrie (firstname.lastname@example.org) at Roscoe Village, or Ms. Alica (email@example.com) at West Town & University Village, get
some friends together, and have a more tailored tasting event. Read the rest of this entry »
by Snack Master Kelly Cosgrove
Snack Blog 1:
Well, it’s been an exciting few weeks getting the snack side of LUSH open. From hours and hours of tasting cheeses (harder than it sounds!), meats, olives and anything you can think of, we’ve created a fun menu that I like to say is changing by the minute! We have broken down our menu in to a few different sections: snacks, fermented milk products (aka cheese), cured pig parts, pasta and sandwiches. One of our customers recently asked what the best item on the menu asked, and honestly, I don’t really know if I can answer that. Maybe it’s because everything’s so new, but I really and truly love it all! I mean, how can you not love duckfat popcorn? Or thin slices of Prosciutto di San Danielle or Jamon di Serrano? Or the fancy version of grilled ham and cheese using the delicious Colonel Newsom’s Preacher Ham? Oh my goodness, I had better be visiting my gym often or I will have no clothes that fit!
Be sure to stop by often, there will new additions as the seasons change and most likely a “snack of the day” offering which will be super fun and exciting!
Ms. Kelly Cosgrove, Employee of the Years, is your brand spanking new Director of Snacks. Yes, do get excited. Very excited. More details coming soon. Mouthwatering details. Snacks at LUSH, private event catering, and delicious party platters! Keep in the loop for additional information. firstname.lastname@example.org
Ms. Alica, is your Give her a holler to get your own private party shindig rolling, email@example.com
Ms. Carrie is your Event Coordinator, Roscoe Village. She’ll be in touch! And, she will coordinate a kick ass event for you, customized LUSH style…firstname.lastname@example.org. And, is now your direct line for warm fuzzies and do-goodin’. She is the Director of Charitable Donations for non-profits and local charities.
Ms. Rachael Thompson is your media contact for all the official details, copy, and such, give her a holler. email@example.com.
For special orders, general information, events and all miscellaneous inquires, please email a store manager, Ms. Erin at University Village, firstname.lastname@example.org, Ms. Jane at Roscoe, email@example.com, or the GM at West Town, Ms. Rachel at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ms. Alicia, Events – email@example.com
Ms. Carrie, Events – firstname.lastname@example.org
Ms. Kelly, Snacks – email@example.com
Ms. Thompson, PR/Media – firstname.lastname@example.org
Ms. Erin, Manager- email@example.com
Ms. Jane, Manager – firstname.lastname@example.org
Ms. Rachel, GM – email@example.com
University Village / 1257 S. Halsted / 312.738.1900
West Town / 1412 W. Chicago / 312.666.6900
Roscoe Village / 2232 W.Roscoe / 773.281.8888
2 weeks ago, the inbox floated up a message about this wine. A wine from Spain. A white wine from Spain. That was aged UNDER THE OCEAN. So, of course, as Lush will do, we bought some. For all the shops.
And then, we had to open it. During our official LUSH Snacks launch last night, tamer than you may imagine, we popped the cork. Before the beautiful details, a bit of back story… Read the rest of this entry »
LUSH WEST TOWN
1412 West Chicago Avenue
Friday, December 4th
LUSH West Town was licensed and we cranked it up, whipped that shop into some sort of presentable shape, and are OPEN. Doors are open everyday at noon until 10pm. Now, mind you, this is Lush in the raw…partially stocked, lacking our signature rolling carts, mounted wall art, and some supplies…but WITH open bottles, very excited Lushies, and lots of super geeky bottles and two, yeah, count ’em, two!, beer coolers.
CELEBRATE our launch, the holidays, or just for the hell of it. Please join in the wild and raucous celebration THIS FRIDAY, December 4th, 6-9pm, as we open to the holiday and revel in the sweet sweetness of having a shiny, brand spanking new play thing. This is absolutely a LUSH style shindig with many bottles open and flowing…wine, beer, and perhaps a bit of HUM and bubbly, too…small nibbles and a very warm welcome to neighbors, friends, and lushes all. Yeehaw, it’s a party.
YOU are invited. And you. And all your friends.
P.S. Ms Kelly is celebrating her birthday, as well. Make sure to wish her a happy celebration!