CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan checks out three new hot spots.
The burger chain that put “supersize” into the American vernacular is slimming down: For the first time in more than 40 years, and perhaps ever, McDonald’s says the number of U.S. restaurants it has is shrinking.
If you happen to find yourself starving in the Loop this summer and it’s not Taste of Chicago, there are many great spots to escape the summer heat and chow down after a busy day of shopping or before heading over to Millennium Park for Downtown Sound.
Many of the usual suspects, and some unusual ones, show up in the latest ranking of Chicago’s top restaurants, reports WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.
The average time diners spent at their table at one New York restaurant doubled in the past decade.
CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan takes us on a tour of some of Chicago’s nicest outdoor dining areas.
We rounded up some of the world’s most outlandish restaurants. Check out these 10 eateries take weird dining to the next level.
Check out this guide to tipping in countries across the world, so you’re prepared come tip time on your next vacation.
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.
Though aldermen acknowledged they expect the city will be sued for it, the City Council on Wednesday approved a measure to circumvent part of the state’s concealed carry law, and effectively ban guns at any business that serves liquor.
Gov. Pat Quinn is trying to head off an override of the changes he made to the concealed carry legislation that passed in the Illinois House and Senate by wide margins, by launching a PR campaign ahead of Tuesday’s legislative session.
A new restaurant on Michigan Avenue called Howells & Hood just opened at the base of the historic Tribune Tower. The venue is using its name to pay homage to the iconic building’s original architects, and promises a wide array of delicious food and a huge expanse of over 360 beer draught faucets.
Planning to snap a photo of your plate when you head out to dinner tonight? Some restaurants are cracking down.
Tortas are more than just Mexican versions of sandwiches at these five restaurants in Chicago.
With the trend of eating local still on the rise, it’s becoming easier to find healthy restaurant alternatives.
Before you know it, fall will be blowing into Chicago. So enjoy the last two months or so of nice weather while you can; and what better way to do it than enjoying either lunch or dinner outside along the Chicago River. I may be bias, but I think sitting alongside the river and eating lunch outside gives you some of the best views of the city with the river sparkling (although not sparkling clean) and the sun bouncing off the glass office buildings. It really makes you appreciate what a great city Chicago is.
The Chicago City Council has overwhelmingly approved an ordinance that expands the operations of food trucks on city streets.
A City Council panel has signed off on a plan that would legalize food trucks that cook their food on board, over the complaints from both food truck owners and traditional restaurants.
Indiana is the latest state to ban indoor public smoking, starting this week.
The Taste of Chicago may only run July 11-15 in 2012, but it’s still packed with loads of great food and entertainment.