Hot Spot of the Week: Redstone

Dated: 08/19/2019

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Since February, I have made a conscious effort to start each day reflecting, goal setting and focusing on gratitude. It’s a practice that I learned from the wonderful Rachel Hollis. She would talk about how focusing on gratitude and writing down her big, lofty goals (as if they have already happened) helped her focus in on what’s important. Since I have been using her practice, I couldn’t agree with her more. I feel more focused on my goals and happier in my everyday life because I am always looking for those small moments that I am grateful for. And when I write them down in the morning, it puts my head is in a great space to start the day. There is an episode of the RISE podcast, episode 72, where Rachel talks all about this practice and how you can do it in any notebook, if you want more information about it.

Ok, sorry, long explanation to get to the fact that every day, for months, I have been writing down that Brett (my husband) and I have weekly date nights. We aren’t there yet, but are actively working towards prioritizing one on one time with each other. The great thing is we were able to schedule a date night last weekend and it was AMAZING! We went and saw And Then There Were None at Drury Lane in Oakbrook and afterwards went to dinner at Redstone.

Let’s talk about Redstone, it’s a place that when I go, I remember how much I LOVE the food and atmosphere. It was a nice evening so we sat outside and had a view of the pond. Of course, we had to start with a wedge of their corn bread. And when I say cornbread, it’s not your normal cornbread. It is made in a cast iron skillet and served with housemade maple butter!!! It also has a little crunch in just the right spot, but the inside is so soft. Great, now I want their cornbread again. But seriously, it’s fantastic. To be honest, anything I’ve ever had there is great. That night I got a salad, that had cornbread croutons, yummmmm, and Brett got their Korean BBQ wing special which he said had really good flavor.

From burgers to pasta, to seafood, their menu really has something for everyone’s tastes. Plus while we were there, we saw a couple on a date (adorable), a family with young kids and a baby, a group of girlfriends, families with their older children. This is a great spot for anyone and any occasion.

I cannot say enough great things about Redstone in Oakbrook Terrace. I hope you get a chance to check it out. And don’t forget to order the cornbread!

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