Barn Steakhouse to honor RBG

Barn Steakhouse to honor RBG
Amy Morton’s The Barn Steakhouse in Evanston (1016 Church St. in the alley behind Church St.) has come up with a creative way to honor the life of late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. They have created a special cocktail, The ‘Gin’sburg Martini in her honor. The cocktail which is only $11 features London dry gin and Riserva Speciale... Read more »

Lawrys The Prime Rib a victim of the pandemic

Lawrys The Prime Rib a victim of the pandemic
PLEASE NOTE: Current regulations have banned all indoor dining in Chicago until further notice. For more information and a list of 2400 plus Chicagoland restaurants offering takeout click here. A piece of Chicago history, Lawry’s The Prime Rib (100 E. Ontario St.) inside the iconic McCormick Mansion, has been a favorite with Chicagoans for 46 years. Known for its... Read more »

Who makes Chicago’s Best Burger?

Who makes Chicago’s Best Burger?
Who makes Chicago’s best burger? The debate continues. For over a decade Chicago Gourmet’s Hamburger Hop has been fanning the flames of this ongoing debate with their annual Hamburger Hop. The ‘Hop’ a popular part of Chicago’ Gourmet’s annual September Food Festival pits 15 of Chicago’s best chefs against each other to see who makes... Read more »
Advertisement:

Wells Street Market falls victim to the pandemic

Wells Street Market falls victim to the pandemic
Chicago Eats is sad to report that the pandemic has taken another life. This time it is Wells Street Market. It was last November that I stopped by Wells Street Market for a special event at Fry the Coop. The Market was rock’n. Wells Street Market to Close September 18 Who would have dreamed that... Read more »

Cold Brew Coffee: Serve it hot or cold

Cold Brew Coffee: Serve it hot or cold
What could be better than sitting poolside with a Cold Brew Coffee? As those lazy, hazy days of summer are winding down the time is NOW to get brewing. Not only is the time right so is the temperature with record-breaking heat predicted for the week ahead. I say, bring the heat on. The hotter... Read more »

Dr. Murphys Food Hall: A look inside

Dr. Murphys Food Hall: A look inside
The doctor is in Dr. Murphy’s food Hall is the perfect name for a food hall in a medical center. Born in a North Woods log cabin in 1852, Dr. John B. Murphy grew up to be one of America’s preeminent pioneering surgeons who spent a good part of his career in Chicago. Tall and strong... Read more »
Advertisement:

Just desserts for Chicago Cubs and Sox home openers

Just desserts for Chicago Cubs and Sox home openers
We’ve waited a long time for the 2020 Baseball Season this year. But finally, they’re back. Everything is a little different this year including both the Chicago Cus and the White Sox Home Openers happening on the same day (actually night). A fun and easy way to celebrate your favorite team or both teams is... Read more »

Here’s the scoop on Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream’s exclusive State Fair collection

Here’s the scoop on Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream’s exclusive  State Fair collection
State Fairs have been a rite of summer in America since the early 1900’s. The family centric festivals normally held in mid to late summer are a way to celebrate the state, agriculture and tradition. A highlight for many are the crazy food offerings, unique to each state, from Deep-fried Kool-aid(Georgia) and Deep-fried Bubblegum (New Jersey)... Read more »

alfresco brunch kicks off this weekend at etta and Maple & Ash

Who’s ready for brunch on the patio…or do you prefer the rooftop? Why not both? After a long dry spell, Chicago is busting out all over. The Riverwalk is open. Navy Pier is open and now two of Chicago’s favorites: Maple & Ash and etta will be serving weekend brunch starting today. Here’s the skinny:... Read more »
Advertisement:

Creative meals and cocktail kits for takeout/delivery from some of Chicago’s best restaurants

Creative meals and cocktail kits for takeout/delivery from some of Chicago’s best restaurants
Here’s the perfect answer to “What’s for dinner” Chicago restaurants have been doing an unbelievable job of creating original meals for takeout and delivery during their required closing due to COVID-19. In addition to delicious food and spirits, many are also offering special prices and discounts. Cafe Spiaggia Delivery: Cafe Spiaggia  menus are available for delivery on... Read more »