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Best Chocolate Shops In Chicago

Give in to temptation and savor the flavors at these chocolate shops in Chicago.

02/05/2014

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Best Prix Fixe Meals For Valentine’s Day In Chicago

Book a prix fixe Valentine’s Day dinner at any of these Chicago spots and you’ll soon croon, “Off with my overcoat, off with my glove – I need no overcoat, I’m burning with love!”

01/29/2014

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Is Chicago Restaurant Week Even Worth It?

Chicago Restaurant Week January 24 – February 6, 2014 ChooseChicago.com At its, best, Chicago Restaurant Week is a celebration of Chicago’s many restaurants, exposing Chicagoans to food and small businesses they might not have otherwise […]

01/23/2014

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Best Places For Lox In Chicago

Satisfy your craving for smoked fish, especially lox, at these five restaurants and delis in Chicago.

01/22/2014

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Libations & Happenings To Keep You Warm

This winter has been a tough one. Here’s a roundup of a few events and ideas to get you through it! Fight cabin fever with everything from shopping to brews and tiki inspired cocktails.

01/21/2014

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Wow Your Valentine With A Homemade Meal

Stay in on Valentine’s Day and wow your sweetheart with one of these heaven-sent feasts.

01/19/2014

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Best Indian Food In Chicago

Try all of the flavors without flying 10-plus hours at the best Indian restaurants in Chicago.

01/15/2014

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Best Chili Dishes In Chicago

Ladle up some of Chicago’s best renditions of chili for steamy satisfaction.

01/08/2014

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Best Bread Bowls In Chicago

Warm up this winter with the best bread bowls in Chicago.

01/01/2014

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Where To Recover From New Year’s Eve Debauchery

Here are a few great places to watch some football, cure your New Year’s hangover and eat your heart out one last time before the resolution guilt kicks in. Also, in case you need a reason to have one last cocktail before hitting the gym and vegetables, New Year’s Day is National Bloody Mary Day. Happy New Year!

12/30/2013

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Best Places For New Year’s Day Brunch In Chicago

Roll out of bed and head to these five places for New Year’s Day brunch.

12/25/2013

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Buddy Valastro’s Citrus Olive Oil Cake Recipe

In Buddy Valastro’s newest cookbook, Family Celebrations with the Cake Boss, Buddy shares recipes that suit just about every occasion: from Halloween to Christmas, birthdays to rainy days, there’s no limit to the celebrations one can have!

12/20/2013

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Pecan Or Angel Slices From The Joy Of Cooking

Irma Rombauer, author of The Joy Of Cooking, was an accomplished home baker. Make her Pecan or Angel slices for your holiday cookie swap or your Christmas dessert table.

12/19/2013

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Kitchen Basics: Know Your Oven From The Joy Kitchen

Megan Scott, from Joy Of Cooking and the blog The Joy Kitchen, shares tips on how to know your oven.

12/19/2013

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Best Hot Chocolate In Chicago

Warm up with the best hot chocolate drinks in Chicago at these five hot spots.

12/18/2013

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Best Mediterranean Food In Chicago

Mediterranean food is right in sync with modern palates and Chicago has no shortage of spots serving this healthful cuisine.

12/11/2013

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Celebrate The 80th Anniversary Of The Repeal Of Prohibition In Chicago

On December 5th of 1933, the 21st Amendment repealed the 18th Amendment and honest citizens secretly drinking hootch in their basements and at speakeasies could finally, legally have a drink or two to relax without worrying about the fuzz. Here’s how to celebrate.

12/05/2013

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New Restaurant Serves Chicagoans Fried Twinkies, What More Do You Need?

State Fair popped up on the edge of Logan Square and Avondale a few months ago. Opened by Robert Rosado (who also owns Azucar, a great tapas restaurant off the Logan Square Blue Line), the idea seems to be to serve something not widely found in Chicago — fair food — but with a little more quality than you’d expect. Also, there’s fried Twinkies.

12/04/2013

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Ask A Chicago Expert: Compiling The Perfect Holiday Menu

Get ready for your holiday meal with these tips from Chef Martial Noguier of Bistronomic.

12/04/2013

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Vegan Ginger-Molasses Cookies from Chloe Coscarelli

Vegan desserts can still be fun, delicious and easy to make! This treat from Chloe Coscarelli, Food Network-winning vegan chef, is perfect to bring to a cookie swap to satisfy everyone.

12/03/2013

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The People Of Pitchfork Music Festival

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

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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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