Getting to know you, getting to know all about you…
Sometimes it’s the little bite-size nuggets of info about people that really tell you the most. Skirt PR asked Elaina Vazquez about her favorite things, places and inspirations- read on for little-known facts about the owner and executive chef of the Chicago-based Boutique Bites.
What are your go-to wardrobe staples?
Skinny jeans, blazer and platform pumps.
Tell us about a favorite new experience you’ve recently had.
I’m really into spinning classes at Flywheel Chicago lately- the music is great and the classes are fun.
Tell us something most people don’t know about you.
I can’t whistle.
What is your favorite gourmet delicacy?
Caviar and champagne, by far.
What is your most-treasured possession?
I’ve always wanted to have a beautiful home library, so I actually guard all of my books so that I can make that happen someday. I guess it’s more of a collection than one possession.
What are your must-read Web sites?
Eater Chicago and Glossed & Found.
Give us a mantra or some words of advice that have helped you.
Fake it ’til you make it.
What is your most listened-to song on iTunes?
You Know I’m No Good by Amy Winehouse.
Tell us about a moment when you felt most proud or accomplished.
I recently celebrated my fourth year in business with a fabulous party for family and friends. I feel really proud of how I have built my business and how far we have come in such a short time.
Paint us a picture of your favorite place in the world.
My favorite place in the world is really warm and has fabulous food and wine.