Posts tagged "Illinois Restaurant Association"

Eli's Cheesecake Company: A Chicago institution celebrates a "sweet" 35th in grand style

Eli's Cheesecake Company team.
Eli Schulman’s first venture into the restaurant business began in 1940 with the popular coffee shop Eli’s Ogden Huddle, later followed by Eli’s Stage Delicatessen– a celebrity hangout for soon-to-be-famous performers like Woody Allen and Barbra Streisand. The who’s who of Chicago and the world followed Eli to Eli’s the Place for Steak, a popular... Read more »

Illinois Restaurant Association Honors Six with Living Legend Awards

Illinois Restaurant Association Honors Six with Living Legend Awards
Congratulations to the six Chicagoans who were recently honored with Living Legends Awards from the Illinois Restaurant Association (IRA).  This award honored “exceptional members who have committed their lives to enriching Illinois’ cuisine and culture.”  We love them all and thank them for shining a light on the Windy City’s incredible restaurant culture that is... Read more »