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Five Healthy Foods For Your Brain

When it comes to maintaining and even enhancing brain health, choosing the right foods is critically important. These five foods will have your brain working in top gear.

07/11/2014

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Chicago Late Summer Produce Guide

Get the best late summer produce at these five farmers’ markets around the city.

07/09/2014

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Ask A Chicago Expert: Healthy Recipes Kids Can Make

Encourage your kids in the kitchen with these healthy kid-friendly recipes from Chicago-area chefs.

07/02/2014

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Fruity Cocktails To Beat The Summer Heat

Lemonade may be a great thirst quencher in the hot, hot heat of summer time, but get creative this year with some drinks that are a bit more fun.

07/01/2014

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Best Frozen Drinks In Chicago

The wavy lines in your vision may be from the temps but these frozen concoctions will pull them taut so you can revel in all the sweetness of summer in Chicago.

06/25/2014

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Best Chicago Pizza In Town

Chicago is a city known for its pizza. Check out these five restaurants to satisfy your cheesy pizza craving.

06/18/2014

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Five Unexpected Uses For Tea

Tea is useful for much more than filling your cup. Check out these five unusual uses before you throw away your next teabag.

06/17/2014

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Your Ultimate Fourth Of July Party Guide

This CBS Local Ultimate Fourth Of July Party Guide will have you prepared for the best Independence Day since 1776.

06/12/2014

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Best Food Trucks In Chicago

There are no reservations required at five of the best food trucks in Chicago.

06/11/2014

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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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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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