Some of the best shops in the city involve creative owners trying to make an extra buck through two businesses at once. And while there’s plenty of these that you’d expect (gift shops or restaurants attached to hotels and museums), we decided to highlight some of the quirky and downright inspiring examples of Chicago’s multitasking business owners.
Police are looking for as many as six people after a shooting outside a Michelin-rated restaurant on the city’s Near West Side.
You can smell the smoker used at Barn & Company, a BBQ bar, a block away. The atmosphere is overwhelmingly fun! The layout is as big as a barn, the lighting is warehouse-bright, and the wood walls are adorned with pigs…
Charlie Trotter is calling it quits.
A massive fire destroyed a one-story building that housed a Chinese restaurant in south suburban Worth on Saturday after bystanders said they heard a loud explosion.
Moussa Al Sheikh and his brother, Mohammed, run one of Oak Park’s best known restaurants for Middle Eastern food, the Jerusalem Café. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.
An intoxicated 71-year-old man died Friday night after falling down the stairs at a popular Northwest Side restaurant.
Authorities in Oak Brook have arrested and charged a boy in the robbery of the upscale flagship McDonald’s restaurant at company headquarters.
A taxi cab crashed through the window of a Wicker Park restaurant on Thursday, injuring two customers of the restaurant.
A popular brunch and dinner spot on Granville Avenue in Edgewater has closed its doors after less than three years in business.
Some residents in the Lakeview neighborhood want a new restaurant shut down. They say Centro brought noise and crime onto their street, but the restaurant says it’s being unfairly targeted.
The comeback on Bryn Mawr Avenue in the Edgewater neighborhood has been bolstered further with a new outpost of the Nookies restaurant chain.
Four people were hurt when a light fixture came crashing down from the ceiling at a restaurant just northwest of the Loop Thursday night.
If you get a table at Next, you definitely deserve congratulations. Chef Grant Achatz’s restaurant with business partner Nick Kokonas is one of Chicago’s toughest reservations – diners have to sign up at the restaurant’s website to buy tickets.
A man was sent to the hospital this morning, after being stabbed in the leg during an argument at a West Woodlawn neighborhood restaurant.
Chicago’s Alinea has won a new distinction, this time as the highest-ranked U.S. eatery on the list of the 50 Best Restaurants in the World.
It was the hottest ticket in town last night – the opening of a new restaurant by acclaimed Chicago chef Grant Achatz.
A former waitress trusted by the family that owns the popular Hackney’s restaurants in Glenview is charged with embezzling more than $186,000 from one of the restaurants.
The Earwax Café in Wicker Park is back open again, after announcing plans to close permanently on Feb. 28 after 21 years in business.
Chicagoans can own a piece of local history when fixtures from the famed Pump Room go on the auction block this coming Friday.