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Opinion: Guy Leaving ‘No Tip’ Cards Because Of Seattle’s $15 Minimum Wage Is An Idiot And Here’s Why

Ladies and gentleman, we finally have a hero among us willing to go toe to toe against the evil forces known as the “minimum wage”! There’s only one problem… He doesn’t seem to understand how it works.

07/22/2015

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Guide To The Taste Of Chicago 2015

The Taste of Chicago is the largest outdoor food festival in Chicago. Showcasing the diversity of Chicago’s dining community, the Taste is also home to some of the Summer’s best music festivals…

07/08/2015

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5 Best Places To Eat Near The 2015 MLB All-Star Game

Visiting Cincinnati for the 2015 MLB All-Star game? Here are some can’t-miss food stops to add into your travel itinerary.

07/08/2015

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Your Chicago: Al Fresco Dining

CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan checks out three new hot spots.

07/03/2015

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McDonald’s To Shrink In U.S. For First Time In Decades

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.

06/18/2015

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State Street, That Great (Eats) Street: A Dining Guide

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.

06/03/2015

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Zagat Releases List Of Top 50 Chicago Restaurants

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.

01/20/2015

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Restaurant Wait Times Skyrocket, And Customers May Be To Blame

The average time diners spent at their table at one New York restaurant doubled in the past decade.

07/23/2014

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Your Chicago: Al Fresco Dining

CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan takes us on a tour of some of Chicago’s nicest outdoor dining areas.

07/11/2014

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The World’s 10 Weirdest Restaurants

We rounded up some of the world’s most outlandish restaurants. Check out these 10 eateries take weird dining to the next level.

02/27/2014

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Exactly What To Tip (Or Better, Not Tip) Around The World

Check out this guide to tipping in countries across the world, so you’re prepared come tip time on your next vacation.

01/16/2014

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Supper On The Slopes: 8 New Ski Resort Restaurants

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.

12/06/2013

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City Council OKs Ban On Guns At Bars, Restaurants; End To City Gun Registry

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.

09/11/2013

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Governor Seeks Public Pressure To Keep Changes To Concealed Carry Bill

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.

07/05/2013

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New Restaurant Open On Michigan Avenue In Iconic Tribune Tower

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.

03/16/2013

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Restaurants Cracking Down On Snapping Photos

Planning to snap a photo of your plate when you head out to dinner tonight? Some restaurants are cracking down.

01/25/2013

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Best Tortas In Chicago

Tortas are more than just Mexican versions of sandwiches at these five restaurants in Chicago.

08/29/2012

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Top Healthy Dining Spots In Chicago

With the trend of eating local still on the rise, it’s becoming easier to find healthy restaurant alternatives.

08/22/2012

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Best Riverside Restaurants In Chicago

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.

08/07/2012

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Aldermen OK Allowing Food Trucks To Cook On Board

The Chicago City Council has overwhelmingly approved an ordinance that expands the operations of food trucks on city streets.

CBS Chicago–07/25/2012

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