CHICAGO'S MICHELIN, BIB GOURMAND WINNERS ANNOUNCED
The famed Michelin Guide released the winners of the 2014
Chicago guide, awarding a record 25 restaurants with stars. Alinea remained the
only three-star restaurant in Chicago, maintaining its position among the elite
few that have received that ranking around the world. This year also marked the
inclusion of two more two-star restaurants, Sixteen and Grace, bringing the
number to four total. Five restaurants earned their first stars this year,
including El Ideas, The Lobby, North Pond, Elizabeth and Senza.
The Michelin star announcement came a couple days after the
Bib Gourmand's, with more area restaurants than ever making the list of dining
at good value. These are awarded to restaurants that serve two courses and a
glass of wine or dessert for $40 or less (not including tax and gratuity).
Sixty-nine Chicago restaurants made the list, including 21 newcomers.
the full list of Michelin Star winners and Bib Gourmand winners.
CUBS ANNOUNCE CELEBRATION EVENTS FOR WRIGLEY'S 100TH
The Chicago Cubs unveiled details for the season-long party
celebrating historic Wrigley Field's 100th birthday. The "party of
the century" will include a number of events held throughout the season, as
well as throwback uniforms, specialty food from years past, collectible bobble
heads, special guests and much more. The team will pay tribute to the 100
greatest moments in Wrigley Field history, and revealed a commemorative logo
that will be stamped on everything from exterior signage around the field to
individual game balls.
all the details
NEWSIES TO HIT
Broadway In Chicago announced that the Tony Award®-winning
musical smash Newsies will play at
Bank of America Theatre next year. Set in New York City at the turn of the
century, the musical chronicles the tale of Jack Kelly and his band of newsies
as they battle against the publishing titans Pulitzer and Hearst. The Broadway
hit has received dozens of theatrical nominations since its debut in 2012, and
is one of the most critically acclaimed shows of recent seasons. It will play
in Chicago Dec. 10, 2014-Jan. 4, 2015.
out more about the show