Anthony White, 36, has been charged with murder in the shooting death of a Subway restaurant employee in February. (CBS)

Suspect Charged In Fatal Shooting Of Subway Restaurant Employee

Chicago police said Anthony White, 36, was arrested Thursday after an informant told authorities he was the armed robber responsible for the death of Lynn Ward, 54.


Legendary Chicago chef Charlie Trotter calls it a career Friday night as he prepared to close his namesake gourmet restaurant for good. (CBS)

Charlie Trotter’s Serves Its Last Meal

You couldn’t tell that an era was ending just by looking at Charlie Trotter’s fabled kitchen. Cooks were hard at work as usual, preparing another magnificent meal.


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Adventures Along The Chicago River

There’s a lot more to the Chicago River than watching it get dyed green on St. Patrick’s Day. The Chicago River offers great places to eat, drink and enjoy some time on the water. From walking to boating, there are some amazing hidden adventures to be found along the Chicago River.


Nicholas Claxton, 23, is charged with cyber-stalking and unlawful use of a weapon by a felon. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Man Accused Of Sending Threatening Photo After He Was Fired

A Pilsen man was behind bars Tuesday night, accused of threatening a former co-worker in west suburban Oak Park.

CBS 2–08/07/2012

The Ashford House restaurant in Tinley Park. (Credit: CBS)

Source: Group Beaten At Tinley Park Restaurant Tied To White Supremacists

A law enforcement source Sunday said the group beaten at a Tinley Park restaurant Saturday was made up of white supremacists, and those who assaulted them were protesters attacking their beliefs.


A photo collage memorial to 5-year-old Eric Ochoa and his 10-month-old sister, Julissa, who both died in a high-speed crash in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. (Credit: CBS)

Restaurant Steps Up For Mother Whose Kids Died In Crash

The restaurant that employs the mother of two children killed in an auto crash on the south side last month is trying to give the family a helping hand.

CBS Chicago–04/05/2012


Odd Combo Venues: Weird Stores And Restaurants To Visit

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.


Three restaurant employees at Frontier were shot Thursday night. (CBS)

3 Restaurant Workers Shot Trying To Thwart Car Break-In

Police are looking for as many as six people after a shooting outside a Michelin-rated restaurant on the city’s Near West Side.

CBS Chicago–02/09/2012


Barn & Company: A New Chicago BBQ Bar

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…


Chef Charlie Trotter  (Photo by Rob Loud/Getty Iages)

Charlie Trotter To Close His World-Renowned Chicago Eatery

Charlie Trotter is calling it quits.


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Explosion, Fire Destroy South Suburban Restaurant

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, the owner of the Jerusalem Cafe. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Jerusalem Café

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.


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Man Dies After Falling Down Stairs At Restaurant

An intoxicated 71-year-old man died Friday night after falling down the stairs at a popular Northwest Side restaurant.


This surveillance photo shows the armed robbery of a west suburban McDonald's. (Oak Brook Police)

Suspect Charged In Robbery Of McDonald’s Near Company Headquarters

Authorities in Oak Brook have arrested and charged a boy in the robbery of the upscale flagship McDonald’s restaurant at company headquarters.

CBS Chicago–11/11/2011

Photo Of Taxi Sign (Jim Davis/Getty Images)

Taxi Crashes Into Wicker Park Restaurant, 2 Hurt

A taxi cab crashed through the window of a Wicker Park restaurant on Thursday, injuring two customers of the restaurant.


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Popular Brunch Spot Near Loyola Closes Its Doors

A popular brunch and dinner spot on Granville Avenue in Edgewater has closed its doors after less than three years in business.

CBS Chicago–10/26/2011

Some residents of the Lakeview neighborhood have said that Centro restaurant at 3819 N. Ashland Av., brought lots of noise and crime to the area and they want it gone. (Credit: CBS)

Lakeview Residents Want To Get Rid Of Centro Restaurant

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.

CBS 2–10/19/2011

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New Nookies Restaurant Opens In Edgewater’s Bryn Mawr Historic District

The comeback on Bryn Mawr Avenue in the Edgewater neighborhood has been bolstered further with a new outpost of the Nookies restaurant chain.

CBS Chicago–09/12/2011

Police secure the scene of a restaurant ceiling collapse Thursday night. (CBS)

4 Hurt When Light Fixture Falls At Near West Side Restaurant

Four people were hurt when a light fixture came crashing down from the ceiling at a restaurant just northwest of the Loop Thursday night.



Next Restaurant Creates Online Community Of Foodies

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.