Archive for September 2012

Chicago's Best Burgers 2012: The Winners Are In.

Chicago's Best Burgers 2012: The Winners Are In.
CHICAGO, Sunday, September 30, 2012. Bon Appétits’ fifth round in Chicago’s Burger Wars, hosted by Bon Appétit’s Editor in Chief Adam Rapoport and Restaurant & Drinks Editor Andrew Knowlton, took place last Friday evening on the rooftop of Chicago’s Harris Theatre. Every year since 2008 Bon Appétit has gathered together 15 of Chicago’s top chefs to... Read more »

Gourmet Waffle Sandwiches: Trending in Chicago at BEL 50...a Windy City First.

Gourmet Waffle Sandwiches: Trending in Chicago at BEL 50...a Windy City First.
CHICAGO, Thursday, September 27, 2012. Hello waffles, goodbye doughnuts, so long cupcakes….the next trend coming straight out of California to the Windy City is a healthier, tastier and lower-calorie alternative…the gourmet waffle sandwich. Chicagoans, who have jumped onto the chicken and waffle bandwagon will get their first taste of its more upscale cousin, the gourmet... Read more »

Chicago Fall Events 2012: Top 5 Picks for September 27-30.

Chicago Fall Events 2012: Top 5 Picks for September 27-30.
CHICAGO, Thursday, September 27, 2012. It looks like the final weekend of September will be a great time to get outdoors and enjoy the best of all Chicago has to offer. This weekend the Ryder Cup brings Tiger and Phil to Medinah Country Club, more great theater, Maestro Ricardo Muti kicking off his third season... Read more »
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Top 10 Reasons Why Eating at Chicago Gourmet 2012 is Better Than Eating at Home.

Top 10 Reasons Why Eating at Chicago Gourmet 2012 is Better Than Eating at Home.
CHICAGO, Monday, September 24, 2012. The fifth annual Chicago Gourmet sponsored by Bon Appétit is coming to Chicago’s Millennium Park this Saturday and Sunday. The culinary extravaganza will celebrate food and wine with more than 160 of the finest restaurants and chefs in Chicago as well as hundreds of renowned vintners, spirit makers and premium... Read more »

Seascape Review: Chicago's Remy Bumppo Recreates Edward Albee's Pultizer Prize Winning Production Bringing New Meaning to Underwater Homes.

Seascape Review: Chicago's Remy Bumppo Recreates Edward Albee's Pultizer Prize Winning Production Bringing New Meaning to Underwater Homes.
CHICAGO, Thursday, September 20, 2012. While not exactly “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?”, Edward Albee’s “Seascape” which opened Monday night at Chicago’s Greenhouse Theater Center does revolve around the relationship of a bickering mature couple–employing a variation on a favorite Albee theme of a marital foursome sparring back and forth. This time around the interchange... Read more »

Chicago State Street Poetry Installation: That Great Street to Celebrate 100 Years of Poetry in Chicago.

Chicago State Street Poetry Installation:  That Great Street to Celebrate 100 Years of Poetry in Chicago.
CHICAGO, Tuesday, September 18, 2012. With no apologies to Robert Frost who decided to travel the road less taken, the Chicago Loop Alliance (CLA) has decided, instead, to travel the “road” in Chicago that is taken by more than 220,000 people each day.  The CLA, in partnership with the Poetry Foundation, announced today that it... Read more »
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Show Me Chicago September Events Calendar: 9/13-9/19 from Riot Fest to Beethoven Fest.

Show Me Chicago September Events Calendar: 9/13-9/19 from Riot Fest to Beethoven Fest.
CHICAGO, Thursday, September, 13, 2012.  It looks like Chicago has another picture perfect fall weekend coming up with lots of outdoor happenings in our midst. Check out some of Show Me Chicago’s favorites plus the early warnings for the awesome upcoming events for September 2012 on this weekend’s wrap. CITY HAPPENINGS. The Hideout Block Party... Read more »

Expo Chicago Contemporary Art Exposition: Kicks Off Chicago's Fall 2012 Art Calendar.

CHICAGO, Wednesday, September 12, 2012. The inaugural Expo Chicago, International Exposition of Contemporary Art and Design, will showcase 120 of the top world's contemporary and modern art  galleries at Chicago's Navy Pier Festival Hall September 20 through the 23rd with an opening night benefit on September 19.

FORE! The Ryder Cup Tees Up Giant Golf Balls Along Chicago's Mag Mile.

FORE! The Ryder Cup Tees Up Giant Golf Balls Along Chicago's Mag Mile.
CHICAGO, Tuesday, September 11, 2012. It seems, the Ryder Cup, coming to Chicago’s Medinah Country Club September 25 (through the 30th) is bringing more in its grips than Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson. With the bigger than life Marilyn sculpture leaving town, Chicago’s Mag Mag needed another “Magnificent Moment.”  Then someone on the ball from... Read more »
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CPS Teacher's Strike: Lookingglass Theatre Offers a Dramatic Option for Children During the CPS Strike.

CPS Teacher's Strike: Lookingglass Theatre Offers a Dramatic Option for Children During the CPS Strike.
CHICAGO, Monday, September 10, 2012. In response to the CPS teacher’s strike, Lookingglass Theatre Company announced today that they will be offering a special day-to-day drama workshop for children ages 5-13 for the duration of the strike.  If you have a budding actor or actress in your family, this may be the perfect way to... Read more »
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