It's National Mushroom Month in September and Chicago chefs are having fun with fungus in a variety of tasty dishes.
Unique perspectives on the city from the people who live here.
Monday, September 4, 2017 7:00 PM by Amber Gibson
Mercat a la Planxa's Paella Cook Off // September 7
Several of Chicago's top chefs representing
Chicago is known for its gut-busting, stick to your ribs takes on classic sandwiches. In honor of August, National Sandwich Month, here are three unique, Chicago-born sandwiches that promise to both fill your belly and lift your spirits.
In Chicago, brunch is a sport that ranks right up there with the Bulls, Bears and Sox teams. Discovering the perfect brunch spot is a serious thing, and the city's restaurants scramble constantly to meet all the requirements for menus, drinks and ambiance. But beyond the perfect mimosa and ultimate avocado toast (more on those brunch trends here), some diners want dishes that will satisfy their healthy appetites while also displaying culinary creativity. So for foodies searching for a well-crafted and belly-busting brunch, check out these picks for summer mornings.
Friday, July 14, 2017 8:00 AM by Amy Bizzarri
Summer in Chicago calls for patio dining . . . often, and in every corner of the city. But not every patio is kid-friendly, making for frustrated parents, bored kids and kid-less patrons who just want to sip their mojitos in peace. Here are five patios where kids are welcome to join in on the joy of dining in the great (urban!) outdoors.
Monday, July 10, 2017 4:00 PM by Amber Gibson
BYOB restaurants can be a great alternative to places with pricey cocktails. Bring your own booze and you’ll save a ton of cash! So, gather up a group of friends and a couple bottles of rosé on a warm summer night (or a six pack of beers if that's more your style). Keep reading for the top-rated BYOB spots in Lakeview.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 12:00 AM by Matt Kirouac