Even highly trained chefs deal with kid critics when it comes to lunch box offerings. The Executive Chef of Shaw’s Crab House in Chicago says use fresh ingredients and a little risk and you get fewer orders of pb&j this school year.
Check out these Chicagoland arbiters of patio decor allure.
Get in line at one of these food trucks and your endorphins will thank you.
As the cupcake craze cries its last buttercream breaths, doughnuts take their rightful place on the throne of guilty pleasures. You can’t go wrong at these Chicago cottages of doughnut heaven.
We love the cascading curls or stick-straight beauty of the hair on our heads, but those wiry ones poking out of the chin or upper lip area – not so much. Zap it off at these Chicago laser hair removal offices.
Here are some of the best chips off the whole block of chocolate in Chicago just in time for National Chocolate Chip Day on May 15.
Warm-weather food events make sense when one can sample an array of Midwestern masterpieces all in one fell swoop.
Chicago has been way ahead the urban curve for more than 100 years when it comes to welcoming two-wheeled transport. Adam Wachendorf, Manager at Iron Cycles, a full-service bike shop serving commuters and racers alike, narrows down his five fave rides.
Snag a table at any of these shiny new Chicago spots that opened in 2012 and a singularly stellar meal is in your future.
A box of sweets is an easy gift that can be really thoughtful when you choose from these special Chicago confectioners.
After slicing through dense, tough shells, local chefs are making magic with winter’s first gift – colorful, healthy squash.
Dive into these updated versions of the classic American tavern that specialize in the burgeoning world of craft beer.
Meet a handful of Chicago’s best sommeliers and wine directors who are bold, deep, crisp, focused, sparkling, noble and yes, perhaps a little spicy!
Dogs adore two things: their owners and food. Although they won’t be served a steaming platter of postman here, your canine friend may accompany you to one of these dog-friendly eateries and slurp a bowl full of cool water while spending time in his favorite place, at your side, while both of you watch the world go by.
With some 700 acts from which to choose at the world’s largest music festival, place these new sites and not-to-miss performances on the sked for summer 2012.
That pup appreciates every mundane conversation and doesn’t care about bank accounts or status symbols. He just wants to play, and in Chicago’s warm months, that means a righteous swim somewhere dogs are welcome. Make that best buddy happy at the city’s best doggy dip options.