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Backyard Smoker Recipes For Your Next Summer Barbecue

This summer, enjoy the flavor of delicious smoked meats right from your very own backyard.

06/09/2014

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Englewood Cafe Succeeds Where The ‘Chicago Political Machine’ Fails

Looking at Kusanya Cafe, which serves great coffee and food and acts as an anchor for the Englewood community, the path to improving Chicago’s impoverished and violence-plagued neighborhoods becomes clear.

06/05/2014

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Best Places For Grilled Cheese In Chicago

Have a hankering for a great grilled cheese sandwich? Try these five restaurants.

06/04/2014

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Guide To Throwing The Perfect Summer Picnic Party

Through a fabulous summer picnic party with this handy guide that includes menu suggestions, entertainment and much more.

06/01/2014

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National Hamburger Day: Where To Burg In Chicago

Happy National Hamburger Day! The modern burger, as we know it, was basically invented by White Castle. Yes, it was their sliders that caused this delight to be craved by all of America (though this was in the 1920s, before Crave Cases existed). With that said, you can do better than White Castle. It is National Hamburger Day after all.

05/28/2014

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Best BYOB Restaurants In The Chicago Area

Dine at one of these BYOB Chicago eateries that offer memorable vittles and the knowledge that you’re oh-so-smart for doing so.

05/28/2014

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Best Teppanyaki In The Chicago Area

You have to admit that flipping shrimp into a chef’s pocket, making a volcano out of stacked onion rings and cracking eggs in mid air is entertaining. And on top of that, the food is generally quite good in these classic and updated teppanyaki restaurants.

05/21/2014

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Best Barbecue In Chicago

Savor the smoky flavors of barbecue at these five Chicago hotspots.

05/14/2014

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Chicago Craft Beer Week 2014

May 15th kicks off Chicago Craft Beer Week. Craft beer aficionados gather at events around the city to celebrate the best and latest on the craft beer scene. Check out the round up below for information and places to go.

05/12/2014

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Perfect Pair: Best Craft Beers To Serve At Your Summer BBQ

Try some variety with your next barbecue, and seek out some specialty craft beers instead of the regular brews. These craft beers pair exceptionally well with your carefully grilled meats.

05/12/2014

Mother's Day Activities - Dining Out

Ask A Chef: Brunch Recipes For Mother’s Day

The sad, undercooked pancakes and burnt toast may have been heartfelt when you handed it to her at age 10, but it’s time to “wow” mother with your incredible culinary skills.

05/07/2014

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Alta Editions’ Five Best E-Cookbooks For Your Kitchen

Alta Editions has pulled together a gourmet list of e-cookbooks from some of the top chefs and food photographers on the internet.

05/06/2014

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Hot Doug’s To Close Permanently In October

It looks like Hot Doug’s, the holy temple of hot dogs located in Avondale, is closing. Not to be hyperbolic, but this may be the worst news. Ever.

05/06/2014

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Best Places For Mother’s Day Brunch In Chicago

Treat mom right with a Mother’s Day brunch at one of these five Chicago restaurants.

04/30/2014

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5 Mother’s Day Cocktails She’s Sure To Love

Forget breakfast in bed, encourage Mom to rest her feet and relax with a daytime drink, served by you.

04/27/2014

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Best Spring Salads In Chicago

Give us some delicate pea shoots, green asparagus pushing up from the earth, vitamin-rich artichokes and a toss of fiddlehead ferns or a morel or two to make us giddy for these lovely spring salads.

04/23/2014

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Best Restaurants For Cinco De Mayo In Chicago

Celebrate Mexico on Cinco De Mayo, the fifth of May, at these local Chicago restaurants.

04/16/2014

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Best French Restaurants In Chicago

Exceptional food, gracious service, the scent of romance, wisp of warm camaraderie and deep wine lists await at these Chicago French dining experiences.

04/09/2014

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Eula’s Chess Pie Recipe From “Whistling Past The Graveyard”

Author Susan Crandal shares a chess pie recipe included in her new novel, “Walking Past The Graveyard.” The Southern dessert is a classic, and an easy recipe.

04/09/2014

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Best Breakfast Sandwiches In Chicago

Try these five breakfast sandwiches in the Windy City and you won’t be disappointed.

04/02/2014

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People attending Pitchfork Music Festival on July 18th, 2014. (Photo Credit: Mason Johnson)

The People Of Pitchfork Music Festival

People attending Pitchfork Music Festival on July 18th, 2014.

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Best Seasonal Spring Recipes

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Best Thanksgiving Side Dishes

While turkey is the quintessential Thanksgiving dish, it’s the side dishes that can make or break the meal. From roasted asparagus to classic pumpkin pie, it’s time to get inspired.

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Best Vegetarian Dishes

Celebrate National Vegetarian Day with one of these delicious vegetable filled dishes. Not into salad? Try spinach lasagna, hummus or falafels.

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