Archive for April 2019

Saba Italian Bar + Kitchen in Logan Square can do it all

Saba Italian Bar + Kitchen in Logan Square can do it all
Whether it’s Traditional Italian Dishes or creative takes with a Modern Twist Saba Italian Bar doesn’t disappoint Logan Square has become a hotbed for restaurants with restaurants around the Square and along Milwaukee Avenue creating a virtual restaurant row with every thing from dive bars to upscale dining. There’s the throwback cocktail spot Billy Sunday, the popular Parson’s... Read more »

A Breakfast and A Brunch

Breakfast is a chameleon. Dial it down, and it’s a meal eaten on the run. Snazz it up, and it’s a veritable feast. Enjoy it in the restaurant of a multi-starred hotel, and it’s a great way to start the day. Chicago has a long history of excellent restaurants in top tier hotels, some of... Read more »

Aster Food Hall: Grand style on the Mag Mile

Aster Food Hall: Grand style on the Mag Mile
Aster Hall, a new entry in Chicago’s expanding lineup of food halls, such as Revival Food Hall,  Eataly and Latinicity provides an upscale getaway at the 900 N. Michigan Shops. The food hall, that opened last November on Black Friday, is masterminded by Hogsalt Hospitality founder Brendan Sodikoff and the team behind Au Cheval, 3 Arts... Read more »

A Picture's Worth a Thousand Words

Describing Barton G, The Restaurant Chicago as “over-the-top” is an understatement. According to owner Barton G. Weiss, his three restaurants (Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Chicago) are considered “the most Instagrammed restaurants in the world,” and it’s hard to argue the point.  At Barton G., one picture is definitely worth a thousand words. The above is... Read more »
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    Carole is an arts, entertainment and food journalist. She writes "Show Me Chicago" and "Chicago Eats" for ChicagoNow and covers Chicago places and events for Choose Chicago (City of Chicago) as well as freelancing for a variety of publications.


    I started writing when I was in grade school. And when I wasn’t writing or thinking about writing, I was reading what someone else had written. So it wasn’t a stretch for me to think about writing as a career. Neither was it a stretch to think about writing about food, a subject I’d always found interesting, more in terms of history, cooking, restaurants and culture than eating and critiquing. Decades after selling my first story, my interest in writing about food continues, and “A Bite of Chicago” gives me another opportunity to pursue my passion with people who share it.

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