Archive for December 2013

Fairways: A Golf Simulator Bar & Restaurant in Lincoln Park

A first of its kind, Fairways opened its doors on Armitage Ave. in Lincoln Park nearly 2 weeks ago. The building, which formerly housed P.J. Clarke’s, has been dark for nearly 6 years. Fairways introduces a new concept to Chicago with a bar and dining area on the first level and 4 golf simulators upstairs.... Read more »

'Tis the Season: Homemade Peppermint Bark

The holiday season is often a time so rich with recollections. I remember last year, the day after Christmas, my brother and I made Twinkies. I won a Twinkies kit in a White Elephant we play each year with my mom’s family and with Hostess having just gone bankrupt and the Twinkies supply depleting quickly... Read more »

Sausage Fusilli; Perfect Dish for the Season

After reading the title of this recipe, I knew I’d be making this dish. Sifting through the ingredients it reminded me of my favorite pasta dish, fusilli, at Tarantino’s in Lincoln Park. I made a few edits to the existing recipe, excluding the fennel and adding more flavor to make this sauceless pasta dish stand out... Read more »

Food Tour of Wicker Park & Bucktown

Chicago is a city pulsing with energy in the vibrant downtown and eclectic neighborhoods offering numerous attractions both for tourists and locals including cultural museums and exhibitions, architectural boat tours, elegant shopping and competitive sports. However, if you’re looking to take a different approach to exploring the city, there are countless creative classes, activities and... Read more »