Category: Miscellaneous

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Visiting Q-BBQ in LaGrange

Visiting Q-BBQ in LaGrange
My family and I got to have dinner at Q-BBQ, an eatery just south of Ogden Avenue at 70 S. LaGrange Road. We had visited downtown LaGrange before, and been impressed with its assortment of local shops and restaurants. Almost by design, the chain places like Chipotle, Noodles & Co. are all clustered around Ogden... Read more »

Beeronaut's Christmas beer events: Who's open?

Beeronaut's Christmas beer events: Who's open?
Beer can Christmas Tree, flickr photo by jessiehart For the first time in 18 months, I have a stretch of Chicago beer calendar dates with only one event. Of course that stretch of days happens to cover Christmas, Christmas Eve, and Boxing Day (I think), and so many places are just closed down. But what... Read more »

Festival of Wood and Barrel Aged Beer results

Festival of Wood and Barrel Aged Beer results
While out-of-state brewers took the Best of Show prizes, members of the Illinois Craft Brewers Guild fared well collectively at the Eighth Annual Festival of Wood and Barrel Aged Beer, held last Saturday. The event was held over two sampling sessions on November 6 at Chicago Journeyman Plumbers’ Local Union 130 Stephen M. Bailey Auditorium... Read more »
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