January’s Women Who Bike Brunch

On Sunday morning, our group of awesome women got together for some brunching.  :-)

I must give a special “thank you!” to the new restaurant, Southport and Irving, which was especially welcoming (see that looong table below? that’s all us on a busy morning) and served delicious food (duck confit with caramelized onions, scallions, duck fat potatoes, poached eggs and mustard sauce – I had to hold myself back from licking the plate).

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(The duck confit was gone before I got to my camera, so here is a photo of my tea bag.)

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I was so distracted by eating, I failed to get photos documenting everyone who was there.  I managed to capture only a few stragglers.  :-)

Chika! looking so fab in orange.

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Sara with her sparkly gold helmet, blue Pashley, and orange Chika.

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Sarah rocking the fur hat.

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Her front rack is conveniently equipped with a bottle opener!

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Rachel just moved to Chicago from Atlanta and brought this amazing cat helmet with her (kids’ section at Target!).

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I threw on jeans, boots, and a trench.  Forgot my earmuffs but lucky for my poor ears, I did not have far to bike.

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The outside of Southport and Irving (located, perhaps not surprisingly, at Southport and Irving).

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Interested in joining our brunch group?  You should be!  We’re friendly, smart, and fun – if I may ring our own bell.  We love new people.  Email me at LGRAB@letsgorideabike.com to be included on the evites.

  • http://twitter.com/alexaiello Alexandra Aiello

    Ah this sounds like so much fun. When I start grad school in Newark in a couple of days, I’m going to organize an Women Who Bike brunch there. As far as I know, there’s not much of a cycling culture there but we’ll see what I can muster up by March!

    • http://letsgorideabike.com/blog Dottie

      That’s great to hear! I think the less of an established cycling culture in a city, the more important such a group would be. Good luck!

  • Erin B

    I would love one of those front racks with bottle openers!

    • http://myaudienceisowls.blogspot.com/ Dottie

      Me, too, except I need one with a corkscrew ;)

    • http://letsgorideabike.com/blog Dottie

      Me, too, except I need one with a corkscrew ;)

  • http://profiles.google.com/alottes Ash L

    Looks like Chika had a huge breakfast. ;) Is she still riding? I remember at Feast her old man had wanted her to stop.

    • http://letsgorideabike.com/blog Dottie

      Ha :) Chika took the bus. Hey, I see you and baby are out and about with the cargo bike! I need to visit sometime soon.

  • http://twitter.com/ohnikkio nikki

    we’re moving to chicago next year… put me on the rsvp list! :)

    • http://myaudienceisowls.blogspot.com/ Dottie

      Awesome! I bet you’ll love Chicago because it’s the best (in the usa).

    • http://letsgorideabike.com/blog Dottie

      Awesome! I bet you’ll love Chicago because it’s the best (in the usa).

  • Tad Salyards

    Why quit riding when pregnant? Much of the world does not. http://bloomablog.wordpress.com/2011/09/19/would-you-bike-while-pregnant-or-in-labor/
    Yes, that is my beautiful wife days away from having our second son on her new Linus :) Very proud I am.

  • Tad Salyards

    Why quit riding when pregnant? Much of the world does not. http://bloomablog.wordpress.com/2011/09/19/would-you-bike-while-pregnant-or-in-labor/
    Yes, that is my beautiful wife days away from having our second son on her new Linus :) Very proud I am.

    • http://letsgorideabike.com/blog Dottie

      Beautiful photo!