Food & Drink
As 2014 draws closer, it’s time to look back on 2013′s high points in Chicago. Join us in celebrating 2013′s successes by checking out our top five posts in Chicago below.
Renowned more for its Riesling than its rye, New York’s grape-growing Finger Lakes region — think Western Upstate, between Ithaca, Rochester, and Syracuse — is actually one of the country’s most underrated beer destinations. Home to 36 craft breweries and 19 brewpubs (the largest concentration of beermakers in the state, despite what you might think!), it’s the perfect spot for a weekend beercation.
Mediterranean food is right in sync with modern palates and Chicago has no shortage of spots serving this healthful cuisine.
Ski or snowboard into one of these ski resort restaurants and fill up with lamb chops, bison burgers and beef tenderloins before carving up the rest of the mountain.
Get ready for your holiday meal with these tips from Chef Martial Noguier of Bistronomic.
Looking for a modern twist on a traditional comfort food? Try some of Chicago’s most unique mashed potato dishes.
With the Festival of Lights Hanukkah holiday approaching, these mouth-watering latke recipes from gourmet chefs of Kaufman’s Bakery and Delicatessen are sure to delight the palate, and would be a perfect complement to that very special dinner occasion.
With the help of recipes by Chef Bryan Moscatello of Storefront Company, you can serve these heavenly dishes to your gluten-free guests and the remaining pilgrims will love them, too.
Forget cooking on Thanksgiving and head to one of the best Chicago restaurants open on turkey day.
The top five milkshakes in Chicago hail from diners, hot dog stands and ice cream shops.
Here are a handful of restaurants bringing big flavor to buns across Chicago, minus the meat.
Hurry and enjoy these best seasonal pumpkin treats in Chicago before they’re gone.
As trees begin to reveal their brown branches, with leaves and sunshine fluttering away, it’s time for earthier elixirs to set your soul straight for the coming chill.
Craft and brew your own beer at home with some help from these five resources in and around Chicago.
These eateries, near Chicago’s biggest music venues, are playing your song.
Kim Barbouin, author of the Skinny Bitch series, shares her favorite vegan sweets recipes so you can bake up a storm.
Satisfy your hunger for a burrito with these five breakfast options in Chicago.
After you’ve tried just-roasted, locally sourced coffee from these Chicago coffee spots, you’ll never go back to the chains that once binded you to mediocre java.
Warm up with the best apple pie in Chicago from these five great spots.
Andele, andele to these restaurants and get set to say “Ole!” for some of the best guacamole in Chicago.