| 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...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 6:05 AM
TALLAHASSEE – For his Blondes, Reds, or Brown Ales to make it to a pub near you, John Cheek has to pay a middle man to tap into Florida’s growing thirst for craft beer.
The founder of Orlando Brewing Co. pays a distributor to pick up his...
| 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...
| May 6, 2014
| 9:30 AM
When Nancy Silverton was named Outstanding Chef of the year by the James Beard Foundation on Monday night, she floated onto the Lincoln Center stage in an edgy white jacket and sunglasses. It was fitting that when Southern California finally broke its...
| 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,...
| 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...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 4:32 PM
After a developer scrapped plans recently for a retail center that would have brought a Whole Foods market to the City of Lake Forest, the mayor told residents that discussions would continue on how to best develop that portion of the city.
| May 31, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Craft Brewers have had an uphill fight wrestling market share away from the multi-national brewing conglomerates, and the brewers have had to become savvy marketers to raise awareness of their product. Social media is one of craft beer’s best...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 4:51 PM
A recent vote to expand morning sales of liquor on the weekends in Oak Park prompted one official to suggest a bigger change: allowing bars.
The Oak Park Village Board this week expanded 9 a.m. weekend and holiday sales to include large hotels, brew...