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Shake Shack Getting Ready to Shake Up Chicago

Shake Shack Getting Ready to Shake Up Chicago
What took Shake Shack so long to discover Chicago—the comfort food capital of the world?  It’s somewhat of a puzzle but, no worries, the Windy City is gearing up for a bigtime “Shack” attack—with a duo of Shake Shacks about to descend on some prime real estate. Construction is already underway at 66 E. Ohio St.... Read more »

RPM Steak: Chicago's Newest Hotspot to See and Be Seen

RPM Steak: Chicago's Newest Hotspot to See and Be Seen
RPM Steak, sister to the trendy celebrity magnet, RPM Italian opened their chic contemporary doors Tuesday in the River North Neighborhood at 66 W. Kinzie. If RPM Steak follows the lead of other ventures put together by the Lettuce team of R.J., Jerrod and Molly Melman and celebrity couple Giuliana and Bill Rancic, it looks... Read more »

Italian Restaurants in Chicago: Lunch at The Florentine

Italian Restaurants in Chicago: Lunch at The Florentine
With over 6000 Italian restaurants in Chicago from the West Randolph, Bucktown, and River North neighborhoods to Wicker Park and Little Italy, Chicago’s Italian restaurant landscape is hot…and trending. There’s Bill and Giuliana’s, RPM Italian, Siena Tavern, Nellcote and Mario Batali’s Eataly—complete with 23 eateries—to name a few. The menus tout the likes of CONIGLIO... Read more »
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Outdoor Dining: Chicago’s Hottest Spots

 mEAT.  Enjoy the hEAT at mEAT. Cool off on their recently installed sWINGS for a fUN time.  Their sidewalk starts swinging every evening at 5 p.m.  You may want to get there early to grab one of the prime seats. 3339 N Halsted
What’s not to love about Chicago’s outdoor dining spaces. There is something for every occasion, every mood and every budget from the $21 a pop cocktails on The Terrace at Trump to the $2.50 PBR’s (on Tuesdays) at the Twisted Spoke–$3.25 other days. With official summer kicking off this weekend we have put together a... Read more »

Chicago Restaurant Review: Eduardo’s Enoteca

Chicago Restaurant Review: Eduardo’s Enoteca
Eduardo’s Enoteca in Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood is a welcoming oasis just off the busy Division Street corridor and a stone’s throw from the Rush St. mecca. The intimate space seduces you with its romantic atmosphere and semi-tropical outdoor patio. Inside, warmth radiates from the 20′ high rafters to the comfortable banquet seating and tables... Read more »

Cinco de Mayo: Two Ways to Celebrate

Cinco de Mayo: Two Ways to Celebrate
Although the Cinco de Mayo parties, festivals and parades have been going on all weekend it’s not too late to celebrate. Today, May 5th, is the official day of Cinco de Mayo that pays tribute to the 1862 military victory known as the Battle of Puebla where the outnumbered Mexican military dealt a disastrous blow... Read more »
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Oceanique Restaurant Review: Looking Good at 25

Oceanique Restaurant Review: Looking Good at 25
Oceanique, the perennial Evanston favorite French/American seafood dining mainstay, conjures up visions of an oasis with lapping waves only a stone’s throw from the shores of Lake Michigan but miles from any ocean. The gracious dining establishment recalls the days of Jean Banchet’s  legendary Le Francais (once Chicago’s finest) where, not surprisingly, Oceanique chef and... Read more »

Barack Obama's Chicago Visit: Three Quick Events All in a Day's Work

Barack Obama's Chicago Visit: Three Quick Events All in a Day's Work
If you are the president, it helps to have a good appetite. Yesterday, President Barack Obama was in Chicago for three quick events.  Here was his schedule: 4:45 p,m. to 5:45 p.m. A fund-raising cocktail party complete with American wines and heavy hors d’oeuvres at Chicago’s Top Celebrity Hangout, Chicago Cut (300 N. LaSalle Street). ... Read more »

Spring Break Chicago: Ten Creative Places for Family Fun

Spring Break Chicago: Ten Creative Places for Family Fun
Whether you are coming to Chicago with the kids for spring break or you are already in town and trying to put together your staycation plans–there’s lots to do. Here are ten ideas that, for the most part, won’t break the bank and should be fun for a broad range of ages. Artsy Check out... Read more »
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Mardi Gras and Fat Tuesday: Celebrations and Specials

Mardi Gras and Fat Tuesday: Celebrations and Specials
Let the Mardi Gras and Fat Tuesday celebrations begin. Don your purple, green and gold, the traditional colors of Mardi Gras, and head to some of the best celebrations this side of the Mississippi and north of Rio in Chicago. Did you know Mardi Gras is French for Fat Tuesday? Fat Tuesday, traditionally the last... Read more »
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