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Yippee Ki Yay : A Die Hard Christmas Pop Up Bar

Summary of Work: 

Concept development

Co-designed interior

Directed installation 

Created and maintained social media accounts

Designed website

Food photography

Brand launch

Menu design


Thrillist National – “Best Holiday Popup Bars: Where to Get Your Holiday Cocktail Jollies This Season” – December 13


Thrillist National – “Why Oh-So-Serious Cocktail Bars Lose Their Cool for the Holidays” – December 13


The Manuel – Encompasses the whole country “9 Holiday-Themed Bars Actually Worth a Visit” – December 19


The Dad – Encompasses the whole country “You Asked For a Miracle, I Give You a ‘Die Hard’ Christmas Pop-Up Bar” – December 13




Chicago Tribune/Chicago RedEye – lead item for ‘Die Hard’ holiday pop-up and curling on the roof — here are 5 things to do in Chicago this weekend” – December 5


Microsoft News Lifestyle -  “Things to do in Chicago this weekend: ‘Holidays of Light,’ rooftop curling, winter festivals, ‘Die Hard’ holiday pop-up”  (same content from Chicago Tribune link above) – December 5


Eater – 2nd item in “22 Decked-Out Holiday and Christmas Pop-Up Bars in Chicago" – early December


Chicago Sun-Times – print and online – second listing – “Where Bells On Cocktails Ring” – December 11


Block Club Chicago (entire Block Club network) “20 Christmas And Hanukkah Pop-Up Bars To Get You Ready For The Holidays” – November 20


Block Club Chicago (Lincoln Square) – Full feature on pop-up – November 22


Chicago Parent – "10 holiday pop-up bars to celebrate the season" – December 4


Distractify - Bottoms Up! These Christmas Bars Are the Best Stops for a Holiday Drink – December 12


Do312 – Event Listing with Details – Late November


TimeOut Chicago – Event Listing with details – Late November


Chicago Food Magazine – “Holiday Gifts and Dining Deals Around Chicagoland” – December 12


Windy City Media Group – event listing in holiday roundup – December 12


Chicago Food Authority ~ Chicago’s Most Decked-Out Holiday Pop-Up Bars ~ early December

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