Tag: Lakeview

Drink Like Royalty: Royal Wedding Wine Available in Chicago

Drink Like Royalty: Royal Wedding Wine Available in Chicago
Mario Testino/Clarence House Press Office via Getty Images This week the wine that will be served at the Royal Wedding was announced. According to Decanter, Prince William and Kate Middleton will serve Pol Roger NV Champagne at their ceremony Friday, April 29. Surprisingly, it’s actually an affordable bottle–and available in Chicago! Binny’s in Lakeview  (3000 N. Clark) carries... Read more »

Sherry: The Wine Bottle that Keeps Giving

I don’t like sherry.  That’s what I thought, at least.  I didn’t like it the first time I tried it.  That was a few years ago, and I had avoided it since.  I saw that the Binny’s Lakeview location was having a sherry tasting and seminar, so I decided to give it another try. I’m... Read more »

Hearty Boys: All-American Food and Wine

Hearty Boys: All-American Food and Wine
Steve McDonagh of the Hearty Boys knows food–even if it’s as simple as the best cracker out there. “I don’t care who makes crackers, a Triscuit is still the best,” he said, choking on one. Best known for their retro-take on American comfort food, the Hearty Boys (McDonagh and his partner, Dan Smith) keep Chicagoans... Read more »
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Que Syrah Fine Wines: Knowing What Southport Likes to Drink

Que Syrah Fine Wines: Knowing What Southport Likes to Drink
Que Syrah Fine Wines, 3726 North Southport Ave., manager Don Hupp knows his customers. I mean really knows them; he calls each one by their first name. He also knows the wine they like to drink. In my book, that’s all that matters. Who doesn’t want to be known that way: by given name and... Read more »