| Jul 19, 2014
Paul Nguyen's parents escaped from Vietnam in 1978 because they wanted to go to "the land of opportunity."
"We had nothing," said Nguyen, co-owner of Phubs Vietnamese Pho and Subs in Hanover. "(My father) came as a dishwasher, making two something an...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 6:25 PM
Following the settlement of an unusual lawsuit against Mount Prospect, a 75-year-old pizzeria owner said he looks forward to continuing to run his restaurant into the foreseeable future.
Mount Prospect’s village board agreed this week to a $6.5...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 7:10 PM
The walls are wood, the lighting fixtures are colorful and some of the furniture is antique.
Ye Olde Town Inn, 18 W. Busse Ave. in Mount Prospect, has been a bar and restaurant for nearly a century, said Tod Curtis, the 75-year-old owner who lives in...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 1:15 PM
A new restaurant will be opening next month that will bring the "farm to fork" concept right into the heart of downtown Plainfield.
Sovereign, at 24295 W. Lockport St., will serve food and craft beer with an emphasis on local ingredients.
| Jun 27, 2014
| 10:20 AM
Update: Angelo Caputo's Fresh Markets opened for business in Downers Grove Friday, welcoming customers starting at 7 a.m., store officials said.
The opening, which was expected earlier this month, was delayed to make sure the staff was fully trained,...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 5:30 PM
Restaurant openings this week include a meatball-and-beer hall on Cahuenga Boulevard in Hollywood and the first half of a four-in-one concept called Playa Provisions (so right now it's just two-in-one). Asian Box — the Northern California-based...
| May 6, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Orlando's B Resort, 1905 Hotel Plaza Blvd. in Lake Buena Vista, has partnered with China Grill Management to open American Q this summer. Following a major renovation, The B Resort is taking over the location formerly occupied by The Hotel Royal Plaza...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 9:55 AM
The Los Angeles Times' annual culinary showcase The Taste is fast approaching, kicking off on Aug. 29. Co-hosts for the three-day food festival have just been announced, including James Beard Outstanding Chef Nancy Silverton, Michelin-starred chef Michael...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 9:30 AM
Several Downers Grove business owners have tried to keep from building new signs for their establishments in the wake of newly enforced village policies.
Retailers including Fry's Electronics, Kohl's and two Best Buy locations have petitioned to keep...
| May 20, 2014
| 11:29 AM
Chipotle, the fast casual Mexican food chain, is asking customers to keep guns out of its restaurants after demonstrators brought military assault rifles and other guns into a Chipotle in Texas, according to a company statement.
The incident caused...
| Jul 26, 2014
| 2:58 PM
RICHMOND — Bob and Maureen McDonnell start the trial Monday that will dictate the rest of their lives.
Also on trial: Unsavory cash-fueled elements of politics, and Virginia's particular tradition of donor generosity toward the state's political...